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Iron Supplements

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Iron supplement Sangobion, Hemoplex, Floron, Maltofer Adult, Children

Iron Supplements - Dosage and How to Use

How should Iron Supplements be used?

  • Take this medication as prescribed by your healthcare professional
  • Do not stop taking your medications without checking with your healthcare professional
  • This medicine should be taken before food, on an empty stomach, for better absorption. However, for iron polymaltose drops/tablets, it should be taken with or after food for better absorption. The iron polymaltose drops may be mixed with other liquids like fruit juices or milk.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only the usual dose. Do not double your dose or use extra medication to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

  • Updated on Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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