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Iron polymaltose INN + Zinc BP + Folic Acid BP
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Zepiron (Iron polymaltose, Folic acid & Zinc) is a special preparation of iron polymaltose complex, folic acid and zinc sulphate. Iron (III) polymaltose complex is a water soluble, macromolecular complex of polynuclear iron (III) and partially hydrolysed dextrin (Polymaltose). It is rapidly absorbed with a high rate of iron utilization and produces an effective increase in haemoglobin. Folic acid helps to the proper development of the baby. Zinc keeps enzymes working and helps metabolize proteins. Vitamins are essential for building up tissue and the release of energy from the breakdown of foods.
Zepiron Tablet: Each tablet contains Iron (III) polymaltose complex INN 188 mg equivalent to 47 mg elemental iron, Folic acid BP 0.5 mg, Zinc sulphate monohydrate BP 61.8 mg equivalent to 22.5 mg of elemental Zinc.
Indications And Uses
Zepiron is indicated in prevention and treatment of iron, folic acid and zinc deficiency.
Zepiron is well tolerated. Occasionally gastrointestinal irritations such as nausea, constipation or diarrhoea can occur.
As with all iron preparations, a dark coloration of the stool may occur this is without clinical significance.
Use In Pregnancy Lactation
Zepiron is safe in pregnancy & lactation.
No interactions have been found between iron polymaltose and food or between iron polymaltose and other drugs due to its non-ionic nature.
No intoxication or iron overload has been reported in case of overdose.
Keep in a cool and dry place, protect from light & moisture.
Hypersensitivity to any ingredients of the formulation
Zepiron Tablet: Each plastic container contains 30 tablets.