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Mumfer™ syrup

UGX 12,000

Mumfer Syrup is a good Iron and folic acid supplement.

Its used in adults and children as a prophylaxis and treatment of iron-deficiency anemias such as hypochromic anemia associated with pregnancy and lactation, chromic or acute blood loss, dietary restriction, and post-surgery convalescence

Composition: Iron 50mg + Folic acid 500mcg.

Description

Mumfer Syrup is a good Iron and folic acid supplement.

Its used in adults and children as a prophylaxis and treatment of iron-deficiency anemias such as hypochromic anemia associated with pregnancy and lactation, chromic or acute blood loss, dietary restriction, and post-surgery convalescence

Composition: Iron 50mg + Folic acid 500mcg.

Dosage:

Treatment of iron-deficiency

Mumfer Daily dose in ml Daily dose in mg
Infants (up to 1 year 2.5-5 25-50
Children (1-2 years) 5-10 50-100
Children (˃12 years) Adults and nursing Mothers 10-20 100-200
Pregnant Woman 20-30 200-100

 

Prophylactic therapy

Mumfer Daily dose in ml Daily dose in ml
Children (6-24 months) 1.25 12.5
Children (2-5 years) 2.5 25
Pregnant Woman 5-10 50-100

 

SIDE EFFECTS OF MUMFER SYRUP 150ML:

GI irritation, epigastric pain, stomach cramping, constipation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dark stools, heart burn, discoloured urine, teeth staining.

DRUG INTERACTIONS OF MUMFER SYRUP:

Concurrent use with psychotropic drugs may worsen constipation. Increased systemic side effects with concomitant ACE inhibitors and parenteral iron admin.

CONTRAINDICATIONS OF MUMFER SYRUP:

Hypersensitivity or intolerance to iron and overloading of iron in the body. Anemia not caused by iron deficiency. Disturbances in iron utilization, thalassemia. Patients receiving repeated blood transfusion. Parenteral: Iron overload, Ostler-Rendu-Weber syndrome, chronic polyarthritis, bronchial asthma, inflammation or infection of kidney or liver, uncontrolled hyperparathyroidism, decompensated liver cirrhosis. Pregnancy (1st trimester).

MECHANISM OF ACTION OF MUMFER SYRUP:

Iron polymaltose is a water soluble, macro-molecular complex of iron (III) hydroxide and isomaltose. It is used in the treatment of iron-deficiency anemia.

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR MUMFER SYRUP:

Avoid concomitant parenteral and oral iron admin, oral iron therapy should start at least 1 week after last iron inj. Parenteral: Pregnancy (2nd and 3rd trimester), allergies, hepatic and liver insufficiency, low iron binding capacity and or folic acid deficiency. Facilities for CPR should be available during administration.

Storage:

Store below 25˚C. protect from light.

 

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.

 

 

 

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