Drugsupdate.com is up for sale. To own one of the most recognized online brands by doctors in India with millions of visitors - click here.

logo image

Carbonyl iron information from DrugsUpdate  

See Available Brands of Carbonyl iron in India

Carbonyl iron, a dietary supplement, is used for the treatment and prevention of iron deficiency anemia and associated problems. Carbonyl iron is a mineral iron that is vital for oxygen transport in red blood cells.

Pharmacodynamics

No information available

Pharmacokinetics

No information available

Carbonyl iron Indications / Carbonyl iron Uses

No information available

Carbonyl iron Adverse Reactions / Carbonyl iron Side Effects

Carbonyl iron may cause non-serious adverse events such as constipation, GI upset, diarrhoea, nausea or vomiting, tarry stools and temporary discoloration of teeth.

Precautions

Accidental overdose of Carbonyl iron can be fatal. Carbonyl iron is contraindicated in patients with haemolytic anemia, hemochromatosis, iron deficiency anemias and hemosiderosis.

Special Precautions

No information available

Other Drug Interactions

Carbonyl iron should not be administered within two hours of any of the following drugs including fluoroquinolones, tetracyclines, levodopa, methyldopa, antacids, levothyroxine and penicillamine.

Other Interactions

No information available

Dosage

Iron Deficiency Anemia (Adults):
50 mg oral dosage of Carbonyl iron, thrice daily.
 
Iron Deficiency Anemia (Pediatric):
For premature neonates, consider administration of 2-4 mg, elemental iron/kg/day in divided doses.
For infants and adolescents over 12 years age, 1-2 mg Carbonyl iron/kg/day should be given in divided doses for prophylaxis.
For mild to moderate forms of iron deficiency anemia, 3 mg Carbonyl iron/kg/day should be given in 1-2 divided doses.
For severe forms of iron deficiency anemia, 4-6 mg Carbonyl iron/kg/day should be administered in 3 divided doses.

Food(before/after)

For best results, Carbonyl iron should be taken before meals. In case of GI upset, Carbonyl iron can be taken with meals.

List of Contraindications

Carbonyl iron and Pregnancy

Pregnant women and expecting mothers should consult a physician before taking Carbonyl iron.

Carbonyl iron and Lactation

Nursing others should consult a healthcare provider before taking Carbonyl iron.

Carbonyl iron and Children

No information available

Carbonyl iron and Geriatic

No information available

Carbonyl iron and Other Contraindications

Information not available

Storage

Store at 20-25°C.

Lab interference

Store at 20-25°C.

© 2011-2019 DrugsUpdate.com. Disclaimer | Site Map

Feedback
  • Companies that own platforms will own the market
  • Trusted and recognized by all Doctors
  • Access to Millions of Visitors instantly.
  • Companies that own platforms will own the market
  • Trusted and recognized by all Doctors
  • Access to Millions of Visitors instantly.