SKU: b95cb46eeeb1 Category:


Dried Ferrous Fumarate 335mg + Folic Acid 5mg | A Brief

Ferrous Fumarate + Folic Acid tablets/capsules come under the category named “haematinics which are used for treating and preventing anaemia that occurs due to poor diet and during pregnancy. This tablet/capsule contains two ingredients – Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid. First of all, Ferrous fumarate is one of the iron supplements that fulfills the amount of iron in the blood and treats anemia. Whereas folic acid is a supplement form of vitamin B. During pregnancy, it plays a significant role in helping in the growth of cells and tissues. It is essential for proper brain functioning as well as maintaining stability in the emotional and mental health of a person. 

Moreover, It enhances the  Nucleic acids, deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), and ribonucleic acid (RNA) in the blood by which the genetical identity can be easily matched with one generation from another generation. Food that contains folic acid is Fruits, Brussels sprouts, Avocado, asparagus, Bean, liver, corn, Black eyes peas etc. 

Uses Of Ferrous Fumarate + Folic Acid Tablets/Capsules

Dried Ferrous Fumarate and Folic acid tablets/capsules are prescribed for treating and preventing low iron levels in the blood. This is commonly known as anemia. Pregnant ladies commonly experience low iron levels. Inactive and sluggish behaviour, pale yellowish skin, shortness of breath, and headache are some of the common symptoms found in an anemic person. 

An Anaemic is a person who is suffering from a deficiency of iron. Iron is a most important component for the proper functioning of the human body. It is considered a source of energy which is why people who lack iron in their body feel so tired and inactive in their daily routine.   It increases the red blood cells and makes the skin, cells, and hair health

This medication of ferrous fumarate + folic acid (Vitamin B9) helps in increasing the RBC and haemoglobin which means tissues and cells get sufficient oxygen. This tablet is prescribed for pregnant ladies suffering from low iron levels as it helps in the development of the spinal cord and brain of the foetus. 

Side Effects Ferrous Fumarate+Folic Acid

The results and Side effects of every medicine vary from person to person. It depends upon the body of individuals and how their body reacts in reverse of anything. Even though there are no such cases of major side effects emerged yes here are a few links

  • Feeling sick and tired
  • Nausea and vomiting 
  • Constipation and upset stomach 
  • Heartburn etc.

The list does not end, here are some rare and critical problems included when consulting with a doctor is mandatory 

  • Swelling on lips, mouth, and throat
  • Drowsiness and dizziness 
  • Difficulty in swallowing food 
  • Feeling faint 

Direction To Use

  • Ferrous fumarate + folic acid is available in the form of tablets, and capsules.
  • Ferrous fumarate + folic acid is suggested to consume on an empty stomach or without having any food. If forgot to take it before food you can also consume it a minimum of 2 hours after food.
  • Before and after taking medicine it will be beneficial to Avoid having tea, coffee, or other dairy products for 2 hours because it will not let the body absorb iron fully.
  • Most people have seen effective results after taking ferrous fumarate +folic acid but for better results, it will take up to 4 weeks.
  • Sometimes doctors recommend taking a dose of ferrous fumarate + folic acid with orange juice or a supplement of vitamin C so that helps to absorb the iron properly. 
  • Only take ferrous fumarate + folic acid after consulting the doctor.
  • Avoid taking any dairy products while taking ferrous fumarate, and folic acid tablets. 

Additional information

Pack Size

Packing Type