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ferrograd® is fully funded for the treatment of iron deficiency

An iron deficiency treatment should:1,2

  • contain the right amount of element iron
  • be easy to take to support patient compliance
  • be a slow release formula to protect against GI side effects
  • be continued for 3-6 months to replenish iron stores

Multi-vitamin-mineral supplements should not be used to treat iron deficiency anaemia.2

Oral iron therapy is an effective first line therapy for most people with iron deficiency.2

Therapeutic Guidelines recommend 105 - 210 mg of elemental
iron per day for the treatment of iron deficiency in adults.1

In just one tablet, ferrograd® meets the minimum daily dose of elemental iron. 1,2

ferrograd® C - available to purchase direct from pharmacy without a prescription for patients

  • Contains the therapeutic dose of iron for the prevention and treatment of iron deficiency in a single tablet (105 mg elemental iron) PLUS 500 mg vitamin C for increased iron absorption3
  • Modified release formula - delivers a controlled release of iron
  • Once a day dosing - supporting patient compliance
  • Pharmacy medicine
  • Vegan formulation
  • Gluten, sucrose and lactose free

ferrograd®- FULLY FUNDED treatment for patients diagnosed with iron deficiency

  • Contains the therapeutic dose of iron for the prevention and treatment of iron deficiency in a single tablet (105 mg elemental iron)
  • Modified release formula - delivers a controlled release of iron to help protect against GI side effects
  • Once a day dosing - supporting patient compliance
  • Vegetarian formulation (contains lactose)
  • Cost effective fully funded treatment

Sustain therapy for 3 to 6 months to replenish iron stores.2

References: 1. Iron Deficiency [revised March 2016]. In eTG complete [Internet]. Melbourne: Therapeutic Guidelines Limited; March 2016. Available at: http://online.tg.org.au/complete/ (Accessed August 2019). 2. Pasricha SS et al. Med J Aust 2010;193:525-532. 3. Baird-Gunning J. & Bromley J. Aust Prescr 2016;39:193-199.
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ferrograd® (dried ferrous sulfate 325 milligrams, equivalent to 105 milligrams elemental iron) ferrograd® C (dried ferrous sulfate 325 milligrams, equivalent to 105 milligrams elemental iron and vitamin C 500 milligrams). Pharmacy Only Medicine.  Indications: For the prevention and treatment of tiredness and fatigue associated with iron deficiency. Contraindications: Hemochromatosis and hemosiderosis, intestinal diverticula or obstruction, repeated blood transfusions and concomitant parenteral Fe. Precautions: Establish nature and cause of anaemia. Children. Adverse Effects: GI upset, black stools. Dosage & Administration: One tablet daily as directed by physician. Tablets should be swallowed whole. Iron supplements should not be taken for more than 12 months without consulting a healthcare professional. ferrograd® is a fully funded medicine. ferrograd® C is an unfunded medicine. Your patient will need to pay for this medicine. ferrograd® is a registered trademark of BGP Products S.a.r.l, Mylan NZ Ltd., Auckland.  TAPS DA1927DA-194.