Active Iron Supplement Capsules - Best Absorption of Iron

€16.95

Free From:

  • Artificial Preservatives
  • Yeast
  • Gluten
  • Lactose
  • Carbohydrates
  • Sugar

Suitable from 12 years, in Pregnancy and the Elderly.

How to Use 

  • One capsule to be taken daily.
  • Take this medicine before meals on an empty stomach if possible. If Active Iron upsets your stomach, take it with or after food.
  • Some foods such as tea, eggs and milk may reduce the amount of iron absorbed by the body. Check with the doctor or pharmacist about which foods to avoid.
  • Active Iron may make your stools darker than usual. This is a normal effect of medicines containing iron.
  • If your symptoms have not started to improve after 28 days, you should ask your doctor for advice.
  • Treatment should not normally carry on for more than 3 months after the iron deficiency has been corrected. Your doctor will advise you when to stop.

Do not take this medicine if you have:

  • An allergy to any of the ingredients listed.
  • Other problems with iron in the blood (including conditions that lead to iron building up in soft tissues, or problems with red blood cells).
  • A stomach ulcer or other stomach or bowel problem.
  • Haemochromatosis. 
  • Inflammatory bowel disease including ulcerative colitis or regional enteritis.
  • Had repeated blood transfusions in the past.
  • Anaemia not related to low levels of iron before or are currently having iron injections.
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before you take Active Iron Capsules.
If you think you have any of the following side effects or symptoms, stop using this medicine immediately and see a doctor as soon as possible.
  • Allergic reactions which cause difficulty in breathing, fever, swelling of the mouth, lips orskin, severe rashes, itching or stomach pain.
  • Other possible side effects:
    • Loss of appetite.
    • Feeling sick.
    • Sickness.
    • Stomach discomfort.
    • Constipation.
    • Diarrhoea.
    • Darkening of the stools.

Contains:

The active ingredient per capsule is:

Ferrous Sulphate (equivalent to 14mg of elemental iron).

Vitamin C