Ferrolin-TR capsule is a combination of blended pellets of dried Ferrous sulphate BP 150 mg equivalent to 47 mg of elemental Iron, Folic acid BP 500 mcg & Zinc sulphate monohydrate USP 61.8 mg equivalent to 22.5 mg of elemental Zinc
Ferrolin-TR is indicated for the treatment and prophylaxis of Iron, Folic Acid & Zinc deficiency, specially during pregnancy and lactation. Zinc deficient cells fail to divide and differentiate, with consequent growth impairment, tissues with a high rate of cellular turnover including skin, gastrointestinal mucosa, chondrocytes, spermatogonia, and thymocytes are affected. Systems influenced by Zinc include the reproductive, neurological, immunological, dermatological and gastrointestinal system. Zinc deficiency causes growth retardation, alopecia, dermatitis, diarrhoea, immunologic dysfunction, failure to thrive, psychological disturbances, gonadal atrophy, impaired spermatogenesis and congenital malformations.
Hypersensitivity to any component of the product.
Dosage & Administration
One capsule daily throughout pregnancy and lactation or as directed by the physician.
Black discoloration of stool is usual during iron therapy. Nausea and other symptoms of gastrointestinal irritation such as anorexia, vomiting, discomfort may occur.
Care should be taken in patients who may develop iron overload, such as those with hemochromatosis, haemolytic anaemia or red cell aplasia. Iron chelates with tetracycline and absorption may be impaired.
The absorption of iron may be reduced by Antacid, Tetracycline & Penicillamine.
Each box containing 3 x 10\'s capsules in blister pack.