- Type of Product
Ferrous fumarate 305mg (equivalent to 100mg of elemental iron), microcrystalline cellulose, gelatin and colours: quinoline yellow (E104), erythrosine (E127), indigotine (E132) and titanium dioxide (E171).
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: To prevent iron deficiency take one capsule a day. To treat iron deficiency take one capsule twice a day. Children under 12 years: Do not give to children under 12 unless your doctor tells you to. Galfer should be taken before meals on an empty stomach if possible. If Galfer Capsules upsets your stomach, take it with or after food. Some foods such as tea, eggs and milk may reduce the amount of iron absorbed by the body. Galfer Capsules may make your stools darker than usual. This is a normal effect of medicines containing iron. If your symptoms have not started to improve after 28 days, you should ask your doctor for advice. Treatment should not normally carry on for more than 3 months after the iron deficiency has been corrected.