Description of the medicine: Ferbitol (Ferbitolum)
Iron preparation for intramuscular injection. It is an aqueous solution of an iron-sorbitol complex containing about 50% iron.
The liquid is dark brown.
1 ml contains about 0.05 g (50 mg) of iron.
The drug is prescribed for hypochromic iron deficiency anemia of various etiologies (posthemorrhagic, gastrogenic, agastric, with chlorosis, etc.), especially in case of poor tolerance of iron preparations used by mouth.
For children, the drug is indicated for iron deficiency anemia associated with feeding defects, nutritional and infectious diseases, as well as for anemia in premature infants.
Intramuscularly administered to adults 2 ml daily. The course of treatment is 15 30 injections. Children under 2 years old are injected with 0.5 - 1, 0 ml, older than 2 years - 1 - 2 ml.
It is recommended that after a course of treatment (15-30 injections) be administered in the future (with a preventive purpose), 2 ml 2-4 times a month.
The drug is usually well tolerated. In some cases, nausea is possible (drug withdrawal is not required). With pain at the injection site, you can enter the drug in a 0.5% solution of novocaine.
The drug is contraindicated in hemochromatosis, impaired liver function and acute nephritis.
Release form: in hermetically closed bottles of 2 ml.
Storage: at a temperature not higher than + 25 'C.