Niferex Elixir

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP Last updated on RxList: 8/31/2022
Drug Description

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:

  • hives,
  • 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:

  • constipation,
  • diarrhea,
  • nausea,
  • 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.

DESCRIPTION

HIGH POTENCY IRON SUPPLEMENT

  • dye free
  • sugar free

8 fl oz (236 mL)

Supplement Facts

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.

Indications & Dosage

INDICATIONS

Use for treatment of uncomplicated iron deficiency anemias.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

SHAKE WELL

12 years and over: 1 to 2 teaspoonfuls daily

6 to 12 years: 1 teaspoonful daily

Under 6 years: As directed by physician

HOW SUPPLIED

8 fl oz (236 mL)

NDC 64011-160-05

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

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Side Effects & Drug Interactions

SIDE EFFECTS

No information provided.

DRUG INTERACTIONS

No information provided.

Warnings & Precautions

WARNINGS

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.

PRECAUTIONS

No information provided.

Overdose & Contraindications

OVERDOSE

No information provided.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

No information provided.

Clinical Pharmacology

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

No information provided.

Medication Guide

PATIENT INFORMATION

No information provided. Please refer to the WARNINGS section.

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