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Niferex Gold Tablets

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/18/2008
Niferex Gold Tablets Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 5/12/2016

Niferex Gold Tablets (ferrous bis-glycinate chelate and polysaccharide) Iron Complex is a form of the mineral iron and is used as a dietary supplement, and to prevent and treat iron deficiencies and iron deficiency anemia. Common side effects of Niferex Gold Tablets include:

  • stomach upset
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • constipation
  • dark stools
  • abdominal pain, or
  • temporary staining of the teeth

The usual adult dose of Niferex Gold is 1 tablet daily, or as directed by your doctor. Niferex Gold may interact with blood thinners, estrogen or oral birth control pills. Do not take Niferex Gold within 2 hours before or after you take levodopa, levothyroxine, methyldopa, penicillamine, antacids, or antibiotics. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, only take Niferex Gold if prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Niferex Gold Tablets (ferrous bis-glycinate chelate and polysaccharide) Iron Complex Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Niferex Gold Tablets Consumer Information

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 vomiting;
  • diarrhea;
  • constipation; or
  • temporary staining of the teeth.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Niferex Gold Tablets (Ferrous Bis-Glycinate Chelate and Polysaccharide Iron Complex)

Niferex Gold Tablets Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

Adverse reactions with iron therapy may include constipation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dark stools and abdominal pain. Adverse reactions with iron therapy are usually transient.

Allergic sensitization has been reported following both oral and parenteral administration of folic acid.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Niferex Gold Tablets (Ferrous Bis-Glycinate Chelate and Polysaccharide Iron Complex)

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© Niferex Gold Tablets Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Niferex Gold Tablets Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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