Ferlatum - drug compensate for the lack of iron in the body.
Structure and Composition
Producing Ferlatum as a clear brown solution for oral administration, has a pleasant odor. One vial (15 ml)
suktsinilat iron contained 800 mg protein.
Additional ingredients: cherry flavoring, sodium methyl parahydroxybenzoate, sorbitol, sodium saccharin, purified water, propylene glycol, sodium propyl parahydroxybenzoate.
The polyethylene bottles of 15 ml.
Ferlatuma analogues are medicines: iron and protein suktsinilat Ferlatum foul.
Pharmacological action Ferlatuma
According to the instructions Ferlatum has antianemic action. The active ingredient of the drug is a protein suktsinilat iron, which is a complex compound in which the atoms 3 hvalentnogo iron surrounded semisynthetic protein carrier that does not cause damage to the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract.
The main function of iron is to deliver oxygen to the tissues. Iron is a part of myoglobin, hemoglobin, iron tsitohormov enzymes responsible for transport by electrons, serves as a catalyst for oxidation reactions is responsible for the hydroxylation and other metabolic processes.
According to the instructions Ferlatum shown in the following cases:
- prevention of iron deficiency during pregnancy and breastfeeding, with prolonged bleeding during active growth of the organism, as well as on the background of an unbalanced and malnutrition;
- treatment of symptomatic and latent iron deficiency (iron deficiency anemia).
Dosing and dosing regimen Ferlatuma
According to the instructions Ferlatum for ingestion before or after a meal.
Adults prescribers Ferlatuma or analogue in a dosage of 15-30 ml per day, divided into two steps.
Babies dosage administered starting from 1, 5 ml per kg body weight per day, divided into two steps.
During pregnancy drug administered in a dosage of 15 ml per day.
After normalization of hemoglobin and serum iron in the body therapy should be continued for another 2-3 months.
Side effects Ferlatuma
In the opinion of Ferlatum may cause the following side effects from the digestive system:
- constipation or diarrhea;
- epigastric pain;
Most often, the symptoms disappear after canceling or reducing the dosage of the drug.
The drug is contraindicated in:
- chronic pancreatitis;
- nezhelezodefitsitnyh anemia (megaloblastic or haemolytic anemia);
- cirrhosis of the liver;
- violation utilization of iron (or lead sideroahresticheskaya anemia).
Review causes the following symptoms: epigastric pain, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea during the first eight hours after ingestion. In some cases, may occur drowsiness and pale skin. Perhaps the development of shock and coma.
In case of overdose should be done and gastric lavage to carry out the symptomatic treatment.
The drug is stored in a dry place at room temperature for no longer than 24 months.