Niferex Capsules

Last updated on RxList: 8/15/2019
Niferex Capsules Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Last reviewed on RxList 8/15/2019

Niferex Capsules (Ferrochel and polysaccharide iron complex) is a form of the mineral iron used as a dietary supplement, and to prevent and to treat iron deficiencies and iron deficiency anemia. Common side effects of Niferex Capsules include:

  • stomach upset
  • nausea or vomiting
  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • black or darker than normal appearing stools, or
  • temporary staining of the teeth

The adult dose of Niferex is 1 or 2 capsules twice daily. Dosage for children age 6 and older is 1 capsule daily. Niferex may interact with antibiotics, levodopa, levothyroxine, methyldopa, penicillamine, or antacids. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Consult your doctor before using Niferex if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Our Niferex Capsules (Ferrochel 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.

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Niferex Capsules 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 Capsules (Polysaccharide Iron Complex Capsules)

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Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Niferex Capsules (Polysaccharide Iron Complex Capsules)

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

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