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Actiferol Fe (iron (iron III pyrophosphate)) - capsules

The name of the preparation Character; dose; package Manufacturer Price 100% Price after refund In which pharmacy?
Actiferol Fe capsule; 30 mg; 30 opening caps Polish Medicine 26.49

Note: reimbursed drug prices are in line with the regulations in force from July 1, 2018.

The preparation contains the substance:iron (iron pyrophosphate III)

Food supplement or foodstuff for particular nutritional purposes (including medical)

What is Actiferol Fe?

The preparation is a dietary food for special medical purposes for babies, children and adults; contains a well absorbed form of iron.

What does Actiferol Fe contain and how it works?

The product contains iron III pyrophosphate - a well-absorbed form of iron. Iron is a microelement necessary for the proper development and functioning of the body. As a component of the heme molecule, it is an essential structural element of hemoglobin, a protein responsible for transporting oxygen to all tissues and organs. Iron also participates in many metabolic changes. Iron deficiencies have a negative impact on children's development and may lead to the development of iron deficiency anemia (affects every age group). The causes of symptomatic iron deficiency may be different, most often deficiencies are caused by low iron content in the diet, disturbances of iron absorption in the gastrointestinal tract or blood loss. The absorption of iron depends on many factors, including the type of chemical compound in which the iron occurs, other components of our diet (eg vitamin C increases the absorption of iron and the tannins contained in coffee or tea reduce them) and individual differences. The product contains a well absorbed form of iron - iron III pyrophosphate - micronized. Micronisation (fragmentation) increases the absorption of iron.

When should I use Actiferol Fe?

Preparation for infants, children and adults used in dietary management:

• to ensure the corr ect supply of iron

• in iron deficiency and anemia states (anemia).

The product has a positive opinion of the Institute of Mother and Child.

When not to use this preparation?

Unfortunately, even if there are indications to use the preparation, it can not always be used. You can not use the product if you are allergic (you are hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients.

Take special care with Actiferol Fe?

Certain diseases and other circumstances may constitute a contraindication to use or indication to change the dosage of the preparation.

The preparation should be used under the supervision of a physician, strictly in accordance with his recommendations. Do not exceed the recommended dose.

The preparation can not be used as a substitute for a varied diet.

The occurrence of iron deficiency is particularly exposed to:

• infants born prematurely

• infants with low birth weight

• infants with multiple pregnancy

• infants born at the time when iron deficiency occurred in mothers during pregnancy

• infants and children with impaired digestion and absorption

• infants and children after long-term illness

• infants after six months of age and children during intensive growth

• children and adolescents during puberty

• women during childbearing

• elderly people with malabsorption disorders.

Iron deficiencies may require supplementation, since the use of only a diet with a high iron content may be insufficient.

The iron contained in the preparation is released in the intestines, not in the stomach, so that it does not cause any discomfort from the gastrointestinal tract (such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting). It does not stain teeth and does not cause a metallic aftertaste.


Does this preparation affect the ability to drive vehicles?

There are no data on the effect of the preparation on the ability to drive and use machines / machines.

Dosage of Actiferol Fe

The preparation is in the form of powder in sachets or open capsules. Do not exceed the recommended doses, because it will not increase the effectiveness of the preparation and may harm your health and life. If you have any doubts about the use of the preparation, consult your doctor.

Iron deficiency states and / or anemia:

• infants and children: the doctor will determine the dosage in each case individually

• adults: 1 sachet or 1 capsule open daily; use under medical supervision.

Preparation and administration:


The end of the sachet should be torn off at the marked place, and then the contents of 1 sachet should be dissolved in warm liquid (about 1 glass of water or mother's depletion) or added to a small amount of porridge or soup. Accept immediately after preparation.

Capsules opened:

Swallow the capsule and drink it with water. In the case of people who may have a problem with swallowing the capsule, open the capsule and pour the contents into the food being consumed.

Can I use Actiferol Fe during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

It is very important that before using any medicine or dietary supplement during pregnancy or breastfeeding, consult a physician and explain beyond any doubt the potential risks and benefits associated with the use of the preparation.

There are no data on the safety of the preparation for pregnant women or breast-feeding women.

Can I use other preparations in parallel?

There are no data on the occurrence of drug interactions with other drugs.

What side effects can occur?

There are no data on possible side effects associated with the use of the preparation.

Other preparations on the Polish market containing iron (iron pyrophosphate III)

Actiferol Fe (powder)
Actiferol Fe Drops (drops)
Dicofer Junior (powder)
Dicofer Start (drops)