Abatron

Name: Abatron

Uses of Abatron

  • It is used to help with some kinds of anemia.
  • It is used to help growth and good health.
  • It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.

If OVERDOSE is suspected

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

What Is Abatron?

This medicine is a combination of many different vitamins and minerals that are normally found in foods and other natural sources.

Multivitamins and minerals are used to provide substances that are not taken in through the diet. Multivitamins and minerals are also used to treat vitamin or mineral deficiencies caused by illness, pregnancy, poor nutrition, digestive disorders, certain medications, and many other conditions.

Multivitamins and minerals may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Never take more than the recommended dose of multivitamins and minerals.

An overdose of vitamins A, D, E, or K can cause serious or life-threatening side effects if taken in large doses. Certain minerals may also cause serious overdose symptoms if you take too much.

Do not take this medication with milk, other dairy products, calcium supplements, or antacids that contain calcium.

Multivitamins and minerals can cause serious or life-threatening side effects if taken in large doses. Do not take more of this medicine than directed on the label or prescribed by your doctor.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use multivitamins and minerals if you have other medical conditions or allergies.

Your dose needs may be different during pregnancy. Do not take this medicine without telling your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Some vitamins and minerals can harm an unborn baby if taken in large doses. You may need to use a prenatal vitamin specially formulated for pregnant women.

It is not known whether multivitamins and minerals passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Your dose needs may be different while you are nursing. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Abatron Interactions

Avoid taking more than one vitamin/mineral product at the same time unless your doctor tells you to. Taking similar vitamin products together can result in a vitamin overdose or serious side effects.

Avoid the regular use of salt substitutes in your diet if your multivitamin and mineral contains potassium. If you are on a low-salt diet, ask your doctor before taking a vitamin or mineral supplement.

Do not take this medicine with milk, other dairy products, calcium supplements, or antacids that contain calcium. Calcium may make it harder for your body to absorb certain minerals.

Vitamin and mineral supplements can interact with certain medications, or affect how medications work in your body. Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use multivitamins and minerals if you are also using any of the following drugs:

  • tretinoin or isotretinoin;
  • an antacid;
  • an antibiotic;
  • a diuretic or "water pill";
  • heart or blood pressure medications;
  • a sulfa drug; or
  • NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs)--ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve), celecoxib, diclofenac, indomethacin, meloxicam, and others.

This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with multivitamins and minerals, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.

What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Vitamin B Complex and Iron Combinations Tablets and Capsules?

  • If you have an allergy to this medicine or any part of this medicine (vitamin B complex and iron combinations tablets and capsules).
  • If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
  • If you are taking levodopa.
  • If you have too much iron in your body.
  • If you have certain types of anemia like pernicious anemia or hemolytic anemia.

This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with this medicine.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take this medicine (vitamin B complex and iron combinations tablets and capsules) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

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Dosage Forms

Excipient information presented when available (limited, particularly for generics); consult specific product labeling. [DSC] = Discontinued product.

Powder for solution, oral:

NovaFerrum®: Elemental iron 100 mg and folic acid 1 mg per 5 mL (120 mL [DSC]) [contains ascorbic acid 60 mg/5 mL; raspberry-grape flavor]

Brand Names U.S.

  • NovaFerrum [DSC]

Dosing Renal Impairment

No dosage adjustment provided in manufacturer’s labeling.

Warnings/Precautions

Disease-related concerns:

• Anemia: Not appropriate for use with pernicious, aplastic, or normocytic anemias when anemia is present with vitamin B12 deficiency.

• Pernicious anemia: Folate doses >0.1 mg/day may obscure pernicious anemia in that hematologic remission can occur with continuing irreversible nerve damage progression.

Special populations:

• Pediatric: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6 years of age. Keep this product out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose call the poison control center immediately.

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