What is Niferex Elixir and how is it used?
Niferex Elixir is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of Iron Deficiency Anemia. Niferex Elixir may be used alone or with other medications.
Niferex Elixir belongs to a class of drugs called Iron Products.
What are the possible side effects of Niferex Elixir?
Niferex Elixir may cause serious side effects including:
- difficulty breathing,
- swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat,
- bloody or tarry stools, and
- severe stomach pain or cramps
Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.
The most common side effects of Niferex Elixir include:
- upset stomach,
- black or dark colored stools, and
- temporary staining of the teeth
Tell the doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of Niferex Elixir. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
HIGH POTENCY IRON SUPPLEMENT
- dye free
- sugar free
8 fl oz (236 mL)
Serving Size 1 tsp
Servings Per Container 48
|Amount Per Teaspoon||% Daily Value|
|Iron (elemental)||100 mg||560%|
Other ingredients:Sorbitol, alcohol 10%, caramel, hydrochloric acid, purified water. May also contain: sodium hydroxide.
Iron is best absorbed on an empty stomach; however, occasional gastrointestinal discomfort (such as nausea) may be minimized by taking with meals. Iron-containing medication may occasionally cause black stools, constipation, or diarrhea, which is usually transient and self-limiting.
Use for treatment of uncomplicated iron deficiency anemias.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
12 years and over: 1 to 2 teaspoonfuls daily
6 to 12 years: 1 teaspoonful daily
Under 6 years: As directed by physician
8 fl oz (236 mL)
DO NOT PURCHASE IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL IS BROKEN OR MISSING
Store at controlled room temperature 15°- 30° C (59°- 86° F).
Questions? 1-877-567-7676. Mktd. by Ther-Rx Corp. St. Louis, MO 63044. 03/05. FDA Rev date: n/a
WARNING: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
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Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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