Niferex Gold Tablets

Niferex® GOLD Tablets
(ferrous bis-glycinate chelate and polysaccharide) Iron Complex

Niferex Gold Tablets

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Each orange film-coated tablet for oral administration contains:

Iron
  Ferrochel®* (elemental iron)................................. 50 mg
  Polysaccharide iron complex (elemental iron) ......... 150 mg
Succinic acid......................................................... 50 mg
Vitamin C as Ester-C®†
  Ascorbic acid (as calcium ascorbate)...................... 60 mg
  Threonic acid (as calcium threonate)..................... 0.8 mg
Folic acid, USP...................................................... 1 mg
Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)................................. 25 mcg
Zinc (zinc oxide).................................................... 10 mg
Docusate sodium.................................................. 50 mg

What are the possible side effects of ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Ferrex 150 Plus, Fe-Tinic 150, Niferex-150)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • fever;
  • severe lower back pain;
  • painful or difficult urination;
  • blood in your urine; or
  • black or dark stools.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • stomach upset;
  • nausea or...

Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Niferex Gold Tablets »

* Ferrochel® (ferrous bis-glycinate chelate) is a registered trademark of Albion International, Inc., Clearfield, Utah, and is protected under U.S. Patent Nos. 4,599,152; 4,830,716 and 6,716,814.
†Ester-C® is a patented pharmaceutical grade material consisting of calcium ascorbate and calcium threonate. Ester-C® is a licensed trademark of Zila Nutraceuticals, Inc.

Inactive ingredients: carnauba wax, citric acid, croscarmellose sodium, FD&C Blue No. 2 aluminum lake, FD&C Red No. 40 aluminum lake, FD&C Yellow No. 6 aluminum lake, fumed silica, hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, silicon dioxide, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbic acid, starch, stearic acid, titanium dioxide, and triacetin..

What are the possible side effects of ascorbic acid and iron polysaccharide (Ferrex 150 Plus, Fe-Tinic 150, Niferex-150)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • fever;
  • severe lower back pain;
  • painful or difficult urination;
  • blood in your urine; or
  • black or dark stools.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • stomach upset;
  • nausea or...

Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Niferex Gold Tablets »

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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