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Background and Date of Approval

Ferrous ascorbate+Folic acid+Vitamin contains an active component such as Ferrous ascorbate, folic acid & vitamin C. Ferrous ascorbate combines iron and ascorbic acid (vitamin C). Iron is an essential mineral crucial in forming hemoglobin. Vitamin C helps enhance the absorption of non-heme iron (the type of iron found in plant-based foods), thereby improving iron uptake from the digestive system.  Folic acid is a water-soluble B vitamin essential for various bodily functions, including the synthesis of DNA, cell division, and the formation of red blood cells. 

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Ferrous ascorbate+Folic acid+Vitamin supports iron absorption, red blood cell production, and overall nutritional status, making it beneficial for individuals with iron deficiency anemia, pregnant women, and those seeking general nutritional support.

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Ferrous ascorbate+folic acid+vitamin is used for iron deficiency anemia and nutritional support.

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The Ferrous ascorbate+folic acid+vitamin should be taken as directed by a healthcare professional. They are taken orally with water, usually once daily or as recommended. Following the prescribed dosage and timing is advisable for optimal absorption and effectiveness.

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This medication can cause allergic reactions like hives, swelling, breathing difficulties, and liver problems such as jaundice and liver damage. Taking too much iron can lead to serious health problems, such as liver damage, heart problems, and stroke. This medication can be fatal in hemochromatosis (excessive iron absorption) patients.


If you experience any allergic reaction to this medication, seek medical attention immediately. It should only be taken after the doctor's advice, and also inform the doctor about all medication you are taking or having past surgery. 

Side Effects

Serious side effects may include allergic reactions with symptoms like hives, swelling, difficulty breathing, black stools, dark urine, stomach pain, irritability, depression, changes in the menstrual cycle, and unexplained weight changes. Common side effects can include dry mouth, muscle pain, increased thirst, loss of appetite, vomiting, metallic taste, upset stomach, constipation, and difficulty urination.

Word Of Advice

Before starting any new supplement or making significant changes to your health routine, it's always wise to consult with a healthcare professional or a registered dietitian. They can provide personalized guidance based on your needs, health status, and potential interactions or contraindications. Your doctor can help you decide whether or not Ferrous ascorbate+folic acid+vitamin is right for you. Those with specific health conditions, such as liver or kidney disease, should exercise caution. Most side effects are mild and go away within a few days. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should not take this medication with the doctor's recommendation. It is important to make lifestyle changes, such as eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.

Frequently Asked Question


  1. Akkarach Bumrungpert et al.; Efficacy and Safety of Ferrous Bisglycinate and Folinic Acid in the Control of Iron Deficiency in Pregnant Women: A Randomized, Controlled Trial, [Published on Nov 2022], [Accessed on 07/07/2023]; 
  2. Brenda Hartman-Craven, et al.; Relative bioavailability of iron and folic acid from a new powdered supplement compared to a traditional tablet in pregnant women [Published on April 2009]; [Accessed on 07/07/2023]; / 


The drug information on this page is different from medical advice. It is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you can receive this treatment.