Medications


Iron Carbonyl Oral Tablet

Brands: Feosol Caplet

Uses

For anemia.

Instructions

It is better to take this medicine on an empty stomach. However, if the medicine is not tolerated well, it may be taken with food.

Sit or stand upright for 10 minutes after taking the medicine. Do not lie down.

Do not take other medicines for 2 hours after taking this medicine.

Empty stomach means waiting at least 2 hours after a meal.

Swallow with a full glass (8 oz) of water unless your doctor gives you different instructions.

Store at room temperature away from heat, light, and moisture. Do not keep in the bathroom.

Drink plenty of water while on this medicine.

To reduce constipation, eat high fiber foods, drink plenty of water and exercise.

Avoid dairy products, coffee, tea or products containing caffeine within 2 hours before or after taking this medicine.

Do not take this medicine with antacids.

This medicine can reduce the absorption of other medicines. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about the best times to use this product.

It may take several weeks for this medicine to fully work.

If you forget to take a dose on time, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Return to your normal schedule. Do not take 2 doses at one time.

Drug interactions can change how medicines work or increase risk for side effects. Tell your health care providers about all medicines taken. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting or stopping any medicine.

Speak with your doctor or pharmacist before starting any other vitamins.

The foods you eat can change how well this medicine works. Tell your doctor about the types of food you normally eat. Ask your doctor for a list of foods that can affect this medicine. Do not significantly change the foods you normally eat while on this medicine.

It is very important that you follow your doctor's instructions for all blood tests.

This medicine may cause a positive result on some tests that check for blood in the stool. Please tell your doctor or nurse that you are taking this medicine before they perform these tests.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • decreased appetite
  • constipation
  • stomach upset or abdominal pain
  • dark, tarry stool
  • vomiting

If you have any of the following side effects, you may be getting too much medicine. Please contact your doctor to let them know about these side effects.

  • diarrhea

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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