Evofer-XT Suspension is the combination of elemental iron, Folic acid and Zinc.
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- Anemia caused by chronic diseases
- Iron deficiency
- Coughs caused by ACE inhibitors
- Learning problems
- Iron deficiency during pregnancy
Single dose three times a day
Iron is required for the production of hemoglobin. It deficiency can cause decreased production of hemoglobin a microcytic, hypochromic anemia.
The absorption of the drug depends on the salt form, dosing regimen, size of iron store. 10 to 35% of the dose is absorbed.
In iron deficient patients 95% of the iron dose is absorbed
After oral administration iron is transferred to bone marrow for the production of red blood cells. 90% of the drug is bound to plasma protein. The peak concentration is achieved in 2hrs.
The drug is excreted through feces, urine, in shedding of skin or through perspiration.
- Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredient
- Patients with iron overload states
- In patients with renal failure there may be a risk of zinc accumulation