Ferric Ammonium Citrate

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What Are The Uses Of Ferric Ammonium Citrate?

Ferric Ammonium Citrate is used for treating:

  • Anaemia
  • Iron deficiency
  • General weakness, loss of appetite
  • Anaemia due to pregnancy, lactation
  • Folate deficiency
  • Stomach and intestine problems

What Are The Side Effects Of Ferric Ammonium Citrate?

Some of the side effects (though rare) of Ferric Ammonium Citrate are:

  • Constipation
  • Bitter taste in the mouth
  • Nausea
  • Sleeping disturbances
  • Allergic rejection
  • Bloating

Please consult your doctor if you get any of the above side effects, especially if they do not go away within 3-4 days of starting the use.

What Are The Contraindications Of Ferric Ammonium Citrate?

  • Antibiotics. Iron decreases the effectiveness of certain types of antibiotics. Hence, there should be a gap of 1-2 hours between iron and antibiotics dosage.
  • Bisphosphonates, Levodopa, Levothyroxine, Methyldopa and Mycophenolate Mofetil, Iron might decrease the absorption of these medicines. Hence, if you are taking any medicines containing any of these salts, you should keep a gap of 1-2 hours between any iron supplement and these medicines.

What Are The Uses Of Ferric Ammonium Citrate?

Ferric Ammonium Citrate is used for treating:

  • Anaemia
  • Iron deficiency
  • General weakness, loss of appetite
  • Anaemia due to pregnancy, lactation
  • Folate deficiency
  • Stomach and intestine problems

What Are The Side Effects Of Ferric Ammonium Citrate?

Some of the side effects (though rare) of Ferric Ammonium Citrate are:

  • Constipation
  • Bitter taste in the mouth
  • Nausea
  • Sleeping disturbances
  • Allergic rejection
  • Bloating

Please consult your doctor if you get any of the above side effects, especially if they do not go away within 3-4 days of starting the use.

What Are The Contraindications Of Ferric Ammonium Citrate?

  • Antibiotics. Iron decreases the effectiveness of certain types of antibiotics. Hence, there should be a gap of 1-2 hours between iron and antibiotics dosage.
  • Bisphosphonates, Levodopa, Levothyroxine, Methyldopa and Mycophenolate Mofetil, Iron might decrease the absorption of these medicines. Hence, if you are taking any medicines containing any of these salts, you should keep a gap of 1-2 hours between any iron supplement and these medicines.