Ferrous ascorbate is a synthetic molecule of ascorbic acid and iron.It released in the duodenum and proximal jejunum. There is no dissociation of ferrous ascorbate on entering GI Tract due to the stable chelate of Iron with Ascorbate.
Folic acid is a B vitamin. It helps the body make healthy new cells. When a woman has enough folic acid in her body before and during pregnancy, it can prevent major birth defects of her baby`s brain or spine.
Zinc is essential for normal iron metabolism and prevention of anemia, Prevent pre-term delivery, Immunity in both mother and child, Healthy baby born ( weight balance).
Side effects of iron, folic acid and zinc supplementation are mild and transient. These include epigastric pain, nausea, constipation, vomiting, diarrhoea, heart burn, etc.
This formulation is used for:
● Iron Deficiency Anemia
● During Pregnancy where the daily iron requirement may double
● Used in Inadequate Iron Intake
● Used in Growth of spurts of infants and adolescents