What does Proferrin Forte treat?
It is used to treat or prevent iron deficiency anemia (low red blood cell count). Certain medical conditions may increase the risk of iron deficiency (e.g., pregnancy, certain types of surgery, chemotherapy, kidney failure).
How long does it take for Proferrin to work?
This product contains an iron supplement. Typically, it is used for anemia (low red blood cells) or as a iron supplement. It requires a few weeks to take effect.
When should I take Proferrin?
The recommended use of Proferrin ES is one tablet up to three times daily, with meals. Take this supplement with a full glass of water. To be sure Proferrin-ES is helping your condition, you may need frequent blood tests to measure ferritin and hemoglobin.
How do you take Proferrin Forte?
Swallow the tablet, extended-release tablet, capsule, or liquid-filled capsule whole. Do not break, chew, or crush it. Chew the chewable tablet before swallowing. Drink one cup (8 ounces) of liquid to help swallow the tablet after chewing.
Which iron supplement absorbs best?
Ferrous salts (ferrous fumarate, ferrous sulfate, and ferrous gluconate) are the best absorbed iron supplements and are often considered the standard compared with other iron salts.
Does Proferrin cause constipation?
Constipation, diarrhea, nausea, upset stomach and stomach/abdominal cramping may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Does Proferrin expire?
It is not an expiration date. It’s good for years past then, unopened. Once opened, you’ll use it long before it is “expired”.
Can you take Proferrin with food?
This product is more effective when taken on an empty stomach. However if you experience stomach problems, you may take it with food. As it may irritate the stomach, try to avoid irritating foods such as coffee, spicy food and alcohol.
What are the nutritional benefits of Proferrin Forte?
Proferrin® Forte is made with Heme Iron Polypeptide (HIP) for oxygen transport and red blood cell production. We add folic acid for cell production and maintenance. The specially formulated tablets from Proferrin® provide nutritional benefits that compliment a normal diet .* Introducing Proferrin® Clear!
What does Proferrin ES heme iron tablet do?
Proferrin® ES Heme Iron tablets effectively provide benefits that you simply can’t find with other iron sources  . Proferrin® contains Heme Iron Polypeptide, a natural form of iron with high absorption and low side effects that helps maintain and support healthy iron levels  .
What to do if you overdose on Proferrin Forte?
Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: vomiting, severe stomach upset.
Is there a dye free version of Proferrin?
Introducing Proferrin® Clear! The same great Heme Iron supplement now in a dye free capsule. Proferrin® Clear is a simple yet effective product with only 4 ingredients. We maintain the same great quality you’ll find in Proferrin® ES and Forte with a much smaller ingredient list.