Niferex-150 Forte

Last updated on RxList: 8/15/2019
Niferex-150 Forte Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 8/15/2019

Niferex-150 Forte (polysaccharide-iron complex capsules) is an iron supplement used for the prevention and treatment of iron deficiency anemia and/or nutritional megaloblastic anemias. Common side effects of Niferex-150 Forte include:

  • constipation,
  • diarrhea,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • upset stomach,
  • abdominal pain, or
  • dark stools
    • Most side effects of Niferex-150 Forte are temporary.

      The recommended dosage of Niferex-150 Forte is 1 capsule daily taken orally. Tell your doctor all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you use. Niferex-150 Forte may interact with bisphosphonates, levodopa, penicillamine, antibiotics, and thyroid medications. Talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, including a use/abuse of alcohol, stomach/intestinal problems, or vitamin B12 deficiency (pernicious anemia). Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

      Our Niferex®-150 Forte (polysaccharide-iron complex capsules) 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.

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Niferex-150 Forte Consumer Information

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

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • bloody or tarry stools; or
  • severe stomach pain or cramps.

Common side effects may include:

  • constipation, diarrhea;
  • nausea, upset stomach;
  • black or dark colored stools; 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-150 Forte (Polysaccharide-Iron Complex Capsules)

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Niferex-150 Forte 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-150 Forte (Polysaccharide-Iron Complex Capsules)

© Niferex-150 Forte Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Niferex-150 Forte Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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