Niferex Elixir

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP Last updated on RxList: 3/9/2022
Niferex Elixir Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is Niferex Elixir?

Niferex Elixir (polysaccaride-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.

What Are Side Effects of Niferex Elixir?

Common side effects of Niferex Elixir include:

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

Dosage for Niferex Elixir/h4>

The adult dose of Niferex elixir for adults and children 12 years and over is 1 to 2 teaspoonfuls daily. The pediatric dose for children 6 to 12 years is 1 teaspoonful daily.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Niferex Elixir?

Niferex may interact with antibiotics, levodopa, levothyroxine, methyldopa, penicillamine, or antacids. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Niferex Elixir During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

Consult your doctor before using Niferex if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Niferex Elixir (polysaccaride-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 Elixir 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 Elixir (Polysaccaride-Iron Complex)

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Niferex Elixir Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

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Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Niferex Elixir (Polysaccaride-Iron Complex)

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

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