timoferol capsule Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Precautions & Warnings

what is timoferol
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timoferol capsule >> Generic drug of the Therapeutic class: Oncology and hematology
Active ingredients: Ferrous sulphate , Ascorbic acid (E300)

what is timoferol medication used for and indication?

This medicine contains iron.

It is recommended in the treatment of anemia due to a lack of iron in adults and children over 12 years of age, and as a preventive treatment of iron deficiency in pregnant women.

PRESENTATION (S) AVAILABLE FOR TIMOFEROL

5 presentations are available for this drug:

  • PVC-Aluminum blister pack (s) of 60 capsule (s)
  • PVC-Aluminum blister pack (s) of 90 capsule (s)
  • PVC-aluminum blister (s) of 30 capsule (s)
  • PVC aluminum blister pack (s) of 12 capsule (s)
  • PVC aluminum blister pack (s) of 24 capsule (s)
FEATURE DESCRIPTION
Pharmaceutical class anti-anemic
Active substance (s) per capsule: ferrous sulfate (172.73 mg), ascorbic acid (30.00 mg)
General medicine no
Pharmaceutical form capsule
Route (s) of administration oral
between € 2.52 and € 5.61 depending on the presentations of this drug
Social security reimbursement rate 65%
Laboratory (s) ELERT
Conditions of issue restricted prescription drug

 

timoferol Dosage

Dosage

Cure :

  • In adults and children over 12 years old: On average: 2 to 4 capsules per day.

Preventive treatment  :

  • For pregnant women: 1 capsule per day, during the last two trimesters of pregnancy (or from the 4th month).

In all cases, follow your doctor’s prescription.

Administration mode

  • Oral route.

Frequency of administration

  • In order to limit the undesirable effects and because of a stimulating effect of vitamin C, it is advisable to take this medication on an empty stomach in the morning or before lunch, but the schedule of taking and possibly the dosage must be adapted in depending on digestive tolerance.

Duration of the treatment

  • It must be sufficient to correct anemia and restore iron reserves (about 3 to 6 months).
  • In all cases, follow your doctor’s prescription.

timoferol Contraindications

Never take TIMOFEROL, capsule in the following cases:

  • Iron overload, in particular in certain forms of anemia (thalassemia, refractory anemia, anemia due to bone marrow failure).
  • IN CASE OF DOUBT, IT IS ESSENTIAL TO ASK FOR THE OPINION OF YOUR DOCTOR OR YOUR PHARMACIST.

how does timoferol work?

  • Pharmacotherapeutic group: Antianemic (ATC code: B03AA07).
  • Oral ferrous sulfate.
  • Iron is an essential constituent of the body, it is necessary for the formation of hemoglobin and for the oxidative processes of living tissues.

How To Store timoferol ?

  • Keep this medication out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton.
  • Store at a temperature below 25 ° C and away from humidity.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via a wastewater treatment plant or with household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away the medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

timoferol Side Effects

Like all medicines, TIMOFEROL, capsule can cause side effects, although not everybody gets:

  • Possibility of digestive disorders such as nausea, constipation or diarrhea.
  • Usual coloring of the stools in black or black gray.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, or if any side effects get serious, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

timoferol Interactions

IN ORDER TO AVOID POSSIBLE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN SEVERAL MEDICINES, ANY OTHER TREATMENT IN PROGRESS MUST BE SENIORLY REPORTED TO YOUR DOCTOR OR YOUR PHARMACIST, in particular injectable drugs containing iron.

Drive and use machines

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Warnings and Precautions

Special warnings

  • This medication is not suitable for the treatment of anemia associated with inflammatory diseases.
  • A medical consultation is necessary before starting this treatment in order to find the cause of the anemia.

Precautions for use

  • Heavy tea consumption inhibits iron absorption.
  • A check of the effectiveness is useful after 3 months of treatment, consult your doctor.

IN CASE OF DOUBT, DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK FOR THE ADVICE OF YOUR DOCTOR OR YOUR PHARMACIST.

PREGNANCY & BREAST-FEEDING & FERTILITY

Pregnancy 

  • Negative clinical data, covering several thousand women treated, seem to exclude a harmful effect of ferrous sulfate.
  • Accordingly, this drug, under normal conditions of use, may be prescribed during pregnancy.

Feeding with milk

  • The passage of ferrous sulfate into breast milk has not been evaluated, but given the nature of the molecule, administration of this drug is possible in nursing women.

What happens if I overdose from timoferol ?

In case of massive ingestion, consult a doctor immediately.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

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What happens if you stop taking timoferol ?

  • Not applicable.
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What is  Forms and Composition ?

SHAPES and PRESENTATIONS
  • 50 mg coated tablet (white):   Boxes of 30 and 90, in blister packs.
COMPOSITION
  per tablet
Iron 50 mg
(as dried ferrous sulfate: 136 mg / tab)
  • Excipients: ascorbic acid, microcrystalline cellulose, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate, corn starch, polyvinyl acetate, talc, sucrose, gum arabic, titanium dioxide (E171), carnauba wax.
  • Excipient with known effect: sucrose.

NOT’s

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Additional information:

  • General explanation about dealing with the medicine: how to take the medicine, the doses and times of it, the start and duration of its effectiveness, the recommended diet during the period of taking the medicine, the method of storage and storage, recommendations in cases for forgetting the dose and instructions to stop taking the drug and take additional doses.

Special warnings:

  • For pregnant and breastfeeding women, the elderly, boys and drivers, and use before surgery.

Side effects:

  • It treats possible side effects and drug interactions that require attention and its effect on continuous use.
  • The information contained in this medicine is based on medical literature, but it is not a substitute for consulting a doctor.

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