Forofort daily

Drug name

Forofort daily

Generic name

Ferrous glycine sulfate and folic acid

Medicinal class

iron and folic acid supplement

Drug form

capsule of 32 mg of ferrous glycine sulfate plus 0.4 mg of folic acid.

Drug ingredients

Ferrous glycine sulfate and folic acid

Mechanism of action

iron and folic acid supplement


Prevention of iron deficiency in women of reproductive age and teenage girls

Use in pregnancy and breastfeeding

This product is used during pregnancy and breastfeeding to treat iron and folic acid deficiencies according to the doctor’s prescription.

Pay attention to these points regarding the correct way of consumption

Use this product with the advice of a doctor or pharmacist.
Substances in plant foods that form complexes with iron (such as phytates, oxalates and phosphates) and also substances in coffee, tea, milk and cola drinks prevent the absorption of iron into the blood.
This product should be consumed without chewing and with sufficient amounts of water.
This product should be consumed fasting and on an empty stomach in the morning (about an hour before breakfast) or at an appropriate time interval, about 2 hours before or after food.
In case of difficulty in swallowing the capsule, empty the contents completely and transfer it into a soup spoon. Then drink it with sufficient amounts of water.
The course of treatment is determined by the doctor.
Oral iron intake should be continued even after normalization of hemoglobin results, along with monitoring of serum ferritin level.
The treatment period, based on the severity of anemia and individual needs, is usually 3 to 6 months, which may be longer in some cases.
In cases where the effect of the product seems to be extremely strong or very weak, consult your doctor.
If you forget to take a dose of the product, do not take that dose and continue with your normal schedule. Avoid doubling the amount of the product.

Drug interactions

Before using this product, inform your doctor if you are using the following drugs: painkillers or anti-rheumatic drugs (such as salicylates and phenylbutazone) – the combined use of these drugs with this product can worsen the irritation of the digestive mucosa.
Anticonvulsant drugs – consuming high amounts of this product can increase convulsive attacks in patients treated with anticonvulsant drugs.
Tetracyclines, bisphosphonate drugs – absorption of iron is inhibited by tetracyclines and bisphosphonate drugs.
Cholestyramine, drugs containing calcium, magnesium and aluminum (such as antacids, calcium and magnesium substitute salts) – iron absorption is inhibited.
Penicillamine, oral gold compounds, L-methyldopa, levodopa, L-thyroxine – the absorption of these drugs is impaired if taken simultaneously with iron.
Fluoroquinolone antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, norfloxacin and ofloxacin – the absorption of these drugs is significantly reduced when taken simultaneously with iron.
Cytotoxic drugs, sulfonamides, antiepileptic drugs, barbiturates – these drugs interfere with the absorption of folic acid. In general, the time interval between the use of this product and other above-mentioned drugs should be at least 2 hours.

Injectable iron compounds: The combined use of injectable iron compounds with oral forms of iron may cause a drop in blood pressure or collapse. Therefore, their combined consumption is not recommended.


1- This product contains tartrazine dye (yellow number 5) and its use may cause allergic reactions in people who are prone to it.
2- Special care is not required while driving and working with equipment that requires full alertness.
3- Benzidine diagnostic test can be positive when taking iron.
4- Due to the possibility of dark stool color, the test for the presence of hidden blood in the stool may be positive.

prohibited usage

1- Allergy to any of the ingredients of this product
2- High amounts of blood iron (hemochromatosis, chronic hemolysis)
3- In disorders of iron consumption (such as sideroblastic anemia, anemia caused by lead poisoning, thalassemia)
4- In megaloblastic anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency (for example, due to lack of intrinsic factor)
5- Consumption in children less than 6 years old

Iron is necessary for the proper functioning of many body organs, including the heart, muscles, and red blood cells; Also, this element plays a vital role in the normal functioning of the immune system, brain growth and cognitive function such as learning.

The release of Feroforte iron at the beginning of the small intestine helps to reduce the contact surface of iron molecules with the inner layer (mucosa) of the digestive system, especially the stomach mucosa, and as a result, digestive complications such as nausea, vomiting, heartache and constipation are minimized.

Iron deficiency is associated with a decrease in health and quality of life. Not taking iron supplements regularly and the resulting iron deficiency may lead to lethargy, fatigue, hair loss, headache, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, brittle nails, and pallor. Therefore, according to the recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO), all adolescent girls and women of reproductive age should consume 60 mg of iron supplements per week to prevent iron deficiency. On the one hand, due to monthly bleeding, women need more iron than men. It is interesting to know that the daily iron requirement during period increases twice as much as on normal days. On the other hand, women’s daily iron requirement is usually not met by nutrition, and for this reason, almost all women of childbearing age should take iron supplements to supply the required iron and prevent iron deficiency.

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