Ferrous Ascorbate and Folic Acid Capsule


Product Composition

This combination is prescribed mainly to pregnant women to prevent spina bifida developing fetus and improves the absorption of the iron and treat folate and iron deficiency anemia.


⇒ Maintains the production of new cells
⇒ Treats iron and folic acid deficiency

About Composition:

Ferrous Ascorbate-
It is the major supplement of iron and is used to treat iron deficiency anemia. It also enhances immune system and has anticarcinogenic property.

Folic Acid-
Folic acid is the important cofactor in the DNA and RNA synthesis.
Folic acid helps in the production and maintenance of new cells. It is used to treat folic acid deficiency anaemia and other forms of anaemia. Folic acid is the main precursor for the synthesis of tetrahydro folic acid.

Mechanism of Action:

Ferrous ascorbate contains iron that leads to the production of the haemoglobin which is essential for the transfer of oxygen to different parts.

Folic acid conversion into tetrahydro folic acid leads in the erythropoiesis, synthesize purine and thymidylate nucleic acids.


Ferrous Ascorbate-
It is absorbed orally.

Folic Acid-
⇒ It is absorbed from small intestine
⇒ It is highly bound to plasma proteins


⇒ Nausea
⇒ Loss of appetite
⇒ Flushing
⇒ Depression
⇒ Sleeping problems
⇒ Increases excitement