Q. Can I replace Fersolate with Orofer XT for low Hb levels?

Answered by Dr. Parth R Goswami and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

 

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Hi doctor,

I was prescribed with tablet Fersolate, which is not available, for the low HB levels. I am attaching the reports. Can I replace it with Orofer XT? If yes, please tell the dosage.


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Dr. Parth R Goswami
M.B.B.S., M.D
Hematology, Pathology

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Yes, you can replace it with Orofer XT (Folic acid and Ferrous Ascorbate). It is a perfect drug for iron deficiency anemia as it contains Ferrous Ascorbate. Initially, you can take this tablet two times a day. Then after a few days, you can replace it with a once daily dose. Take this tablet after taking food. I suggest you take this drug with orange juice to increase its absorption. I would like to check your iron profile reports as well. Kindly upload it to guide you further.

 
 
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