Ferrograd is an iron supplement that can be more gentle on the stomach than other forms of iron supplement. Ferrograd contains 325mg Ferrous Sulphate in a prolonged release formulation, which provides a more balanced absorption in the body over the day. Ferrograd tablets can be used to treat and prevent iron deficiency anaemia.
- Type of Product
Dried Ferrous Sulphate 325 mg (equivalent to 105 mg elemental iron), methylacrylate methylmethacrylate copolymer (1:1), lactose monohydrate (see section 2), povidone, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, ethylcellulose, sodium saccharin, triethyl citrate, sorbitan oleate, castor oil virgin, titanium dioxide (E171), Erythrosine (E127), and Sunset yellow FCF (E110)
Take one tablet daily before a meal. Although iron preparations are best absorbed on an empty stomach, they may also be taken with food to reduce gastrointestinal side effects. Swallow the tablet whole with water. Do not suck, chew or keep the tablet in your mouth. Ferrograd should not be given to children under 12 years old. If your symptoms do not improve after 4 weeks of taking Ferrograd, consult your doctor for further advice.