Galfer Capsules contains ferrous fumarate which is used to replace low levels of iron in the blood. They are used to treat and prevent anaemia caused by iron deficiency. This product should only be used for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia diagnosed by laboratory testing under the supervision of a doctor.
How to Use
Take this medicine by mouth.
Take this medicine before meals on an empty stomach if possible. If Galfer Capsules upsets your stomach, take it with or after food. Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years:
To prevent iron deficiency take one capsule a day.
To treat iron deficiency take one capsule twice a day.
Do not give children under 12 unless your doctor tells you to.
The active ingredient per capsule is: ferrous fumarate 305mg (equivalent to 100mg of elemental iron).
The other ingredients are: microcrystalline cellulose, gelatin and colours: quinoline yellow (E104), erythrosine (E127), indigotine (E132) and titanium dioxide (E171).
- This product contains Iron.
- keep it out of the sight and reach of children as overdose may be fatal.
Do not take a double dose to make up for the one missed.
- If you accidentally take too much, see a doctor immediately. Take the pack with you to show which medicine you have swallowed.