Evofer-XT Suspension 2018-05-18T03:31:17+00:00

Ferrous Ascorbate – 30 mg
Folic Acid – 550 mcg
Packing: 150 ml with carton

Evofer-XT Suspension is the combination of elemental iron, Folic acid and Zinc.

Iron is the inorganic form of compound which occurs as mineral magnetite. It is also known as hematite.

Folic acid is a vitamin B. It is often used in food industry. The term folate refers to the deprotonated ion and folic acid to the neutral molecule, which both co-exist in water.

  • 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.

Absorption

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

Distribution

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.

Excretion

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
  • Haemochromatosis
  • In patients with renal failure there may be a risk of zinc accumulation