Iron 60mg + Folic ac. 400mcg tab/PAC-100

Iron 60mg and Folic acid 400mcg tablets, bottle of 100 tablets
Indicative Price 0.77 USD

General Description:
Iron 60mg (as Ferrous fumarate or ferrous sulphate) and Folic acid 400mcg tablets, bottle of 100 tablets

Technical specifications:
Tablets containing ferrous salt (Ferrous fumarate or ferrous sulphate, preferred) equivalent to 60mg elemental iron and 400mcg folic acid, bottle of 100.

Therapeutic Class:

For pregnant women to prevent maternal anaemia, puerperal sepsis, low birth weight, and preterm birth in pregnant women and adolescent girls.
To treat severe anaemia in non-pregnant adolescents.
For the prevention of neural tube defects and other congenital malformations in the foetus

Guideline for Use:
As per the WHO guidelines:
WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience. World Health Organization 2016
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/250796 /1/9789241549912-eng.pdf?ua=1

Guidelines for the Use of Iron Supplements to Prevent and Treat Iron Deficiency Anaemia
https://motherchildnut rition.org/nutrition-protection-promotion/pdf/mcn-guidelines-for-iron-su pplementation.pdf

Prevention of neural tube defects: Integrated Management of Pregnancy and Childbirth
http://www.who.int/reproductivehe alth/publications/maternal_perinatal_health/neural_tube_defects.pdf

Dispensing Instructions:
Dispense in original packaging. Do not repack.

Packaging and labelling:
As per the UNICEF Technical requirements for pharmaceutical products:
https://www.unicef.org/supply/media/1246/file/Technical requirements for pharmaceutical and nutrition products.pdf
A Patient Information Leaflet is provided with each pack.
Label and leaflet in English, French, and Arabic

Do not store above 30 degrees C
Keep out of reach and sight of children
Protect from light

Items supplied with: leaflet

Shelf life: 36 months

Material safety data sheet information (MSDS): provided

Component of a standard kit: no

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