Foralivit Adverse Reactions




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Adverse Reactions
The oral administration of iron preparation sometimes produces gastrointestinal irritation and abdominal pain with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation. The faeces of patients taking iron salts may be colored black.
Treatment of Adverse Effects: In treating iron poisoning, speed is essential to block absorption of iron from the alimentary tract. However, vomiting should be taken to evaluate the number of pills remaining in the small bowel. Iron in the upper gastrointestinal tract should be precipitated by lavage with sodium bicarbonate or phosphate solution. Shock, dehydration, and acid-base abnormalities should be treated in the conventional manner.
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