Determine underlying cause of anaemia. Do not suck, chew or kept in mouth due to risk of mouth ulcerations & tooth discolouration. Regularly assess serum B12 levels in the elderly & patients at risk of vit B12 depletion. Not to be taken by patients w/ rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsoprtion.
Antacids may decrease Fe absorption. Ferrous sulphate may interfere w/ tetracycline absorption. Vit B6 may reverse antiparkinsonism effects of levodopa. Inhibited Fe absorption by ingestion of eggs or milk.