What is Fegem 100 Chewable?

Fegem 100 

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Iron-Deficiency Anemia, Iron Deficiency, Anemia Due To Folic Acid Deficiency, Poor Diet, Poor Absorption Of Food, Increased Requirement Of Folate In The Body During Pregnancy and other conditions.

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet contains Folic Acid, and Iron Polymaltose as active ingredients.

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet works by maintaining the iron levels in the body; producing and maturing the red blood cells;

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet Uses

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Iron-Deficiency Anemia
  • Iron Deficiency
  • Anemia Due To Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Poor Diet
  • Poor Absorption Of Food
  • Increased Requirement Of Folate In The Body During Pregnancy
  • Folate Deficiency

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

  • Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
  • Maintaining the iron levels in the body.
  • Producing and maturing the red blood cells.

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)

  • Iron Polymaltose (100Mg)
  • Folic Acid (350Mcg)

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Tachycardia
  • Restlessness
  • Gastrointestinal Irritation
  • Convulsions
  • Hypotension Collapse
  • Nausea

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet – Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Anaemia due to infection
  • breastfeeding
  • Do not take this drug if you are allergic to it
  • Gastrointestinal ulceration
  • Limit alcohol consumption
  • Liver insufficiency

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet – Drug Interactions

If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Cholestyramine
  • Fluorouracil
  • Magnesium trisilicate
  • Methotrexate
  • Phenytoin
  • Sulfasalazine

Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet – Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet should not be taken if you have the following conditions:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Iron overload
  • Megaloblastic anaemia due to vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Repeated blood transfusion
  • Untreated vitamin B12 deficiency anemia

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not take extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet

Do not take more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.

Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet

Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet.

Expired Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet

Taking a single dose of expired Fegem 100 Chewable Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to take expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

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