Anemias:

Indications for SLOW FE:

Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemias.

Adult Dosage:

Swallow whole. 1 tab once daily.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

SLOW FE Contraindications:

Hemochromatosis. Hemosiderosis.

SLOW FE Warnings/Precautions:

Hepatitis. Pancreatitis. Peptic ulcer or GI inflammation. Achlorhydria. Monitor hematocrit. Folic acid may mask pernicious anemia. Repeated blood transfusions. Elderly.

SLOW FE Interactions:

Inhibits tetracycline absorption.

Adverse Reactions:

Nausea, abdominal discomfort and pain, constipation, diarrhea, masks occult bleeding, black stools.

How Supplied:

Slow Fe—30, 60; Plus folic acid—20