Proferrin (Heme Iron Polypeptide)

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Generic Equivalent of Proferrin

No generic equivalents of Proferrin found.

Proferrin Information:

Proferrin (Generic name: heme iron polypeptide, or called HIP) is an iron supplement used to treat and prevent iron deficiency anaemia for adults 18 years and older. Proferrin is the only iron supplement that contains heme iron polypeptide naturally sourced from iron derived from ovine hemoglobin, and it is highly available for absorption. Heme-iron is found only in animal foods such as meat, poultry and fish. It is an essential mineral that you need for red blood cells and energy metabolism. Proferrin provides patients conveniences, efficacy, and tolerability. Take Proferrin exactly as it prescribed for you.

Proferrin Side Effects:

Proferrin is a well-tolerated medicine with lower side effects. The most common Proferrin side effects include abdominal cramping, constipation, diarrhea, nausea, upset stomach, and weakness. If you are experiencing any severe side effects or symptoms of a serious allergic reaction (itching, rash, swelling, trouble breathing), please inform your doctor immediately.

Proferrin Precautions:

Proferrin is not a substitute for a proper diet. It is important to maintain a well-balanced diet. You may need a laboratory test before taking Proferrin. Do NOT take Proferrin tablets if you are allergic to cow products or any of the ingredients in Proferrin mediation. Before taking Proferrin, tell your doctor about all medical history especially if you have had any medical problems: intestinal/stomach problems, iron overload disorders, repeated blood transfusions, other types of anemia, and other iron-containing product. Tell your doctor if you are taking other prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications.

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