The active ingredient of Ferro sanol® is iron glycine sulfate, which is a good supplier of the mineral iron.
With a daily intake of pure iron of at least 15mg, the body is adequately supplied. If this is substituted by iron glycine sulphate, a higher amount must be taken in order to ensure an adequate supply of the body.
The body can only absorb iron in the bivalent form via the intestines (iron (II) compounds).
Iron is required as a messenger substance in almost all metabolic processes and iron is also an important component of the red blood pigment hemoglobin. In the body, hemoglobin fulfills the task of transporting oxygen so that all body cells can be adequately supplied with oxygen.
Symptoms of iron deficiency
Exists for longer time a Iron deficiencyso is the formation of hemoglobin (red blood pigment) and red blood cells reduced and a so-called Iron deficiency anemiawhich may include the following symptoms:
- Loss of appetite
- open corners of the mouth
- Gastrointestinal complaints
Causes of Iron Deficiency
A Lack of iron in the body can through Malnutrition and Disruptions of the admission occur, however, is also at increased needas it is in pregnancy and Lactation is the case frequently.
Even during Growing seasons or through large blood loss like after bleeding (trauma or surgery) or blood donation is the need for Iron in the body elevated.
Advice on taking
Since the admission from iron at empty stomach at the biggest is should be taking In the morning done before breakfast. Occasionally, however, sensitive individuals experience gastrointestinal discomfort when the drug is taken on an empty stomach.
By a Division of the daily dose or so-called Depot capsules and taking with a lot richer in meat and Meals containing vitamin C tolerance can be improved.
Not applied should be Ferro sanol®if following Diseases known to the patient:
- Iron Storage Disorders
- Disruption of utilization
- Gastrointestinal ulcers
Possible Side effectswho have previously been given Ferro sanol® have occurred are:
- Gastrointestinal complaints
- Constipation (constipation) and
- harmless Stool discoloration (mostly darker than usual).
Through the Ingestion from Iron supplements how Ferro sanol® can the admission many other drugs reduced so that an exact clarification should be carried out by the doctor.
Also the inclusion of iron even can inhibited be when the patient is at the same time gastric acid binding drugs (Antacids), tea, coffee or milk takes. For this reason, there should be one between taking iron supplements and the above foods / medications 1-2 hours break lie.
Elevated can be the inclusion of iron by vitamin C and other acids, so that an ingestion of F.erro sanol® with a glass of drink containing vitamin C is very beneficial, as it helps the iron supplement to work better.
Iron Deficiency Test
To diagnose iron deficiency as quickly as possible, certain tests can be performed. Some tests can be purchased online or at the pharmacy, but of course you can also have an iron deficiency test carried out by a doctor.