Feeling chronically tired is no way to live and can be treated.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you could be iron deficient.

  • Fatigue
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Irritability
  • Poor concentration
  • Dizziness
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Decreased work performance
  • Decreased exercise capacity
  • Impaired immunity, reduced resistance to colds

Note: These symptoms are not exclusive to iron deficiency. Please consult your doctor for further information.

Although iron deficiency may simply be a problem with your diet, it can also indicate a more serious health problem.

If you think you may be iron deficient, it is important that you see your doctor for a proper diagnosis.

What causes iron deficiency?

Anything from lifestyle to an underlying condition can increase your chances of having an iron deficiency. The most common causes are:

  • Pregnancy and breast feeding
  • Heavy menstruation
  • A vegetarian or restricted diet
  • Skipping meals or growing rapidly (often experienced with teenagers)

important safety information

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). Medicine Classification: Pharmacy Only Medicine for the prevention and treatment of tiredness and fatigue associated with iron deficiency. Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist see your doctor. Iron supplements should not be taken for more than 12 months without consulting a healthcare professional. Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet. Dosage: One tablet daily as directed. Tablets should be swallowed whole. ferrograd® is a fully funded medicine. ferrograd® C is an unfunded medicine. You will need to pay for this medicine. ferrograd® is a registered trademark of BGP Products S.a.r.l, Mylan NZ Ltd., Auckland. FER-2019-0007 TAPS DA1927FR-194.