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Slow Fe Iron Tablets (Novartis Consumer)

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  • Drug Facts:

    Active Ingredient
    (in each tablet):                                          Purpose:

    160 mg dried ferrous sulfate,
      USP (equivalent to 50 mg
      elemental iron)                                            Iron deficiency

    Uses:    For use in the prevention of iron deficiency when the need for such therapy has been determined by a doctor.


    • The treatment of any anemic condition should be under the advice and supervision of a doctor.
    • As oral iron products interfere with absorption of oral tetracycline antibiotics, these products should not be taken within two hours of each other.
    • If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

    Warning:    Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.


    • Tablets must be swallowed whole.
    • ADULTS: One or two tablets daily or as recommended by a doctor. A maximum of four tablets daily may be taken.
    • CHILDREN UNDER 12: consult a doctor

    Other Information:

    • store at controlled room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F)
    • protect from moisture

    Inactive Ingredients:    cetostearyl alcohol, FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake, hypromellose, lactose, magnesium stearate, polysorbate 80, talc, titanium dioxide, yellow iron oxide

    Questions? call 1-800-452-0051 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    How Supplied:    Child-resistant blister packages of 30 ct., 60 ct. and 90 ct. NDC 0067-0125-47.

    Child Resistant

    Blister packaged for your protection.

    Do not use if individual seals are broken.

    Tablets non-USP (disintegration, content uniformity)

    Tablets made in Great Britain

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