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HemeBoost (11.6 mg Elemental Iron) AVAILABLE!
How And Where To Buy Proferrin Online?
You can buy Proferrin online through our Canadian International Pharmacy at huge savings. We offer RX and OTC medications online with a valid prescription from your doctor. At Canadian Pharmacy World, your health is our priority. You can place the order online
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Are There Alternative Names For The Brand And Generic Proferrin?
Proferrin comes from Canada manufactured by Medical Futures Inc. The active ingredient in Proferrin is Heme Iron Polypeptide.
What Dosages And Forms Is Proferrin Available In?
Proferrin is available as tablets. Each tablet contains 11 mg of elemental iron.
What Is Proferrin Used For?
Proferrin is an iron supplement and is used to treat or prevent low levels of iron in blood (due to anemia or pregnancy). Iron is an important mineral and is needed by the body to produce red blood cells and keep you in good health. Heme iron is a natural supplement an is derived from bovine hemoglobin. It causes significantly fewer side effects than traditional iron compounds, absorption is approximately 10 times that of ferrous sulphate and absorption is not influenced by food intake. Take Proferrin exactly as mentioned on the product label. You can take it with or without food. Take it with a full glass of water. Dosage is dependent on your medical condition and your response to the therapy. Do not lie down for 10 minutes after taking this product.
What Are The Possible Side Effects Of Proferrin?
Many patients who take iron supplements experience side effects such as constipation, nausea, vomiting, pain, and black stool. These side effects often force patients to take their iron supplements with food, possibly decreasing iron absorption, while for some patients, the GI side effects are too severe and so they simply stop taking their iron supplements. Due to Proferrin’s small amount of elemental iron (11mg) per tablet, far fewer patients experience any type of side effect, possibly leading to a higher level of patient tolerance and compliance.
Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Proferrin?
Do not take Proferrin if you:
• Are allergic to heme iron or any other ingredients in the medication
• Have iron overload disorder (hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis) or hemolytic anemia
• Are allergic to meat products or do not allow animal products in your diet as this supplement is made from animal hemoglobin
Before taking Proferrin always talk to your healthcare professional in case you:
• Have stomach or intestinal problems
• Have other types of anemia
• Have repeated blood transfusions
You should always tell your health care professional about any medications that you have been taking or are going to take including prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins and herbal supplements. Proferrin may interact with:
• Methyldopa, levodopa
• Other iron-containing products
• Antibiotics such as penicillin, ciprofloxacin
Proferrin Storage and Safety Information
Store the medicine at temperatures below 15-30°C, away from light and moisture. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
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