• High Potency• Once a Day• Slow Release for Fewer GI Side Effects• Easy to Swallow
Slow Fe is the #1 Doctor Recommended iron supplement for iron deficiency.† It features a special controlled release system, so you get the high potency iron you need, with the gentleness you want. Plus, it’s easy to swallow, and gives you less nausea and abdominal discomfort when compared to immediate release iron tablets.
†Among OTC iron-only supplement brands.
Based on Drug Occurrences for class 48111 from January 2015 to December 2016.
Iron is a mineral that is an essential part of a healthy diet. Iron is needed to make hemoglobin, the oxygen carrying component of red blood cells that delivers oxygen throughout your body to carry out many important functions.
Increases energy and eliminates chronic fatigue.
Supports muscle and brain health.
Strengthens immune system.
Helps regulate body temperature.
Blood loss, lack of iron in your diet, and the inability to absorb iron can all contribute to developing iron deficiency. People who may be at risk include women, infants and children, vegetarians, and frequent blood donors.
In pregnant women, severe iron deficiency anemia has been linked to premature births and low birth weight babies. But the condition is preventable in pregnant women who receive iron supplements as part of their prenatal care.
When used once daily, Slow Fe provides high potency iron while being gentle on your stomach, so you experience fewer GI side effects (nausea and abdominal discomfort) common to iron use. Slow Fe contains ferrous sulfate, the ingredient most recommended by doctors, and is the #1 Doctor Recommended Iron Supplement*.
*Among OTC iron-only supplement brands.
What is iron deficiency?
Iron deficiency is a condition resulting from too little iron in the body. Without enough iron, the body can’t make enough red blood cells that carry and deliver oxygen and therefore the body’s tissues and organs won’t get the oxygen they need to function well. Try Slow Fe for a controlled iron delivery system that’s gentle to your system.
How much iron does Slow Fe contain?
Slow Fe contains 45 mg of elemental iron in each tablet, which is equivalent to 142 mg of ferrous sulfate.
How do I take Slow Fe?
Adults: Take 1 tablet daily, or as recommended by a doctor.
Swallow tablets whole. Do not crush.
Do not take more than directed.
Slow Fe is not intended for children.
The treatment of iron deficiency anemia should be under the advice and supervision of a doctor.
Can I take Slow Fe with other medicines? Are there any potential interactions with other medicines?
Slow Fe may interfere with absorption of certain oral antibiotics (e.g. tetracycline) and other medications. These products should not be taken within two (2) hours of taking Slow Fe. For more information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Slow Fe has a controlled delivery system that helps provide high potency iron while being gentle on your stomach, so you experience fewer GI side effect (nausea and abdominal discomfort) common to iron use. Slow Fe is an iron supplement for iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia when the need for such therapy has been determined by a physician. The 45 mg of elemental iron in each tablet is equivalent to 142 mg of ferrous sulfate.