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(Ferrochel® and polysaccharide iron complex) Capsules
Serving Size 1 Capsule
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
(67% as Ferrochel®* and 33% as polysaccharide iron complex)
Other ingredients: Lactose, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, gelatin,
titanium dioxide, FD&C Yellow No. 6, FD&C Red No. 40, FD&C
Blue No. 1, pharmaceutical glaze.
What are the possible side effects of iron polysaccharide?
If you experience an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives), stop taking iron polysaccharide and seek emergency medical attention.
Other less serious side effects are more likely to occur. Continue taking iron polysaccharide and talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you experience
- stomach upset,
- nausea or vomiting,
- black or darker than normal appearing stools, or
- temporary staining of the teeth.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 8/18/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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