Slow Fe (45mg) Description from Glaxo Smith Kline
Slow Fe has a controlled delivery system that provides high potency iron while being gentle on your stomach, so you experience fewer GI side effects (nausea and abdominal discomfort) common to iron use.
Slow Fe is an iron supplement for iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia when the need for such therapy has been determined by a physician. Iron deficiency is most common among women (approximately 12% of US women).
|Serving Size: 1 tablet
Servings Per Container: 60
||% Daily Value**
| ** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
† Daily Value not established.
The 45 mg of elemental iron in each tablet is equivalent to 137 mg of ferrous sulfate.
Ferrous sulfate USP, dibasic calcium phosphate, silicified microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose, carbomer homopolymer, ascorbic acid (preservative), magnesium stearate, tribasic calcium phosphate, polyvinyl alcohol, polyethylene glycol, talc, titanium dioxide, red 40 lake, yellow 6 lake, blue 1 lake.
Adults: Take 1 tablet daily, or as recommended by a doctor. Tablets must be swallowed whole. Not intended for use in children.
The treatment of iron deficiency anemia should be under the advice and supervision of a doctor.
Do not use:
-if you are taking other supplements containing iron
-for more than six months unless directed by your doctor
Consult a doctor before use if you are pregnant or nursing.
Oral iron supplements:
-may interfere with absorption of certain oral antibiotics (e.g., tetracycline) and other medications. These products should not be taken within two (2) hours of each other.
-may cause occasional bowel effects such as constipation
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.