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Logo ELIXIR FERROUS GLUCONATE

SCHEDULING STATUS:
Unscheduled

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

ELIXIR FERROUS GLUCONATE

COMPOSITION:
Each 5 mL contains:
  Ferrous Gluconate         0,350 g
  Preservative: Nipastat         0,13% m/v

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 8.3 Erythropoietics (Haematinics).

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Ferrous Gluconate is absorbed from the stomach and small intestine and combines with apoferritin to form ferritin which is stored in the liver, spleen, red bone marrow and intestinal mucosa.

INDICATIONS:
Iron deficiency anaemia.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
None

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Children under 2 years: 5 - 10 drops
        2 to 5 years: 10 - 20 drops.
        5 to 12 years: 2 - 2,5 mL
Adults and Older Children: 1 to 2 medicine measures three or four times daily after meals or as directed by the physician.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
None

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhoea may occur with prolonged high dosage, treatment for iron poisoning consists of Desferrioxamine administration and general supportive therapy.

IDENTIFICATION:
Green elixir.

PRESENTATION:
2,5 Litres.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25°C.
Protect from light.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

APPLICATION NUMBER:
H748 (Act 101/1965)

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
Pharmacare Limited
7 Fairclough Road
PORT ELIZABETH
6001

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
16.10.1974

                G656B
                        KOHLER C&P P.E.

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