FERRIMED® vs Others


Ferrimed Chart

Ferrimed®'s safety and tolerability profile versus ferrous salts makes it the treatment of choice
in children and infants 7

Acute toxicity with ferrous salt is at least 10 x higher than with Ferrimed® 8

Ferrimed® is available in a range of formulations to suit most patient groups, including diabetics.

** Ferrimed® D.S. (100 mg)
+ Ferrous sulphate tablets (170 mg)
++ Iron Amino Acid Chelate tablets (15 mg)

For more information, please speak to your doctor or pharmacist. For full prescribing information refer to: Ferrimed® Package Insert

  1. Toblli JE, Cao G, Olivieri L, Angerosa M. Comparatie Study of Gastrointestinal Tract and Liver Toxicity of Ferrous Sulphate, Iron Amino
    Chelate and Iron Polymaltose Complex in Normal Rats. Pharmacol 2008;82:127-137
  2. Ferrimed® D.S Chewable tablets. Package Insert.
  3. Ferrous sulphate tablets. Package Insert.
  4. Chela-Fer® Tablets. Package insert.
  5. IMS Data.
  6. Iron Amino Acid Chelate tablets and syrup. Package Insert.
  7. Borbolla JF, Cicero RE, Dibildox M, Sotres D, Gutièrrez R. Iron hydroxide polymaltose complex vs iron sulphate in the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in infants. Revista Mexicana de Pediatria 2000;57(2):63-67.
  8. Geisser P. Safety and Efficacy of Iron(III)-hydroxide Polymaltose Complex. A review of 25 years experience. Drug Res 2007;57(6a):439-452

"The health information contained herein is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with a healthcare provider"

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S0 Ferrimed® Capsules / H840 (Act 101 of 1965) / Each capsule contains 50 mg elemental iron as iron (III)-hydroxide polymaltose complex and 150 µg folic acid. S0 Ferrimed® D.S. Chewable Tablets / L/8.3/201 / Each tablet contains 100 mg elemental iron as iron (III)-hydroxide polymaltose complex. S0 Ferrimed® Syrup / H842 (Act 101 of 1965) / Each 5 ml contains 50 mg elemental iron as iron (III)-hydroxide polymaltose complex.

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