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Avofer Xt Tablet

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Vitamin B9 / Folic Acid / Folate(1.5 Mg) + Ferrous Ascorbate(100.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Avofer XT Tablet is a combination of vitamin B9 (Folic acid), and iron - two major components our body requires for optimal health. Folic acid, also known as Vitamin B9, is an essential vitamin that p...
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Ingredients and Benefits

  • Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid: One of the essential vitamins which play a vital role in DNA and amino acids synthesis. It is crucial for cell division and the development of blood cells. It is essential fo...
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  • Iron: It is a vital mineral that the body requires. It is crucial for haemoglobin (Hb) formation (present in red blood cells). Hb carries oxygen from the lungs to the entire body. It is also part of m...
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    Precautions and Warnings
    Directions for Use
    Storage and disposal
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Uses of Avofer Xt Tablet

  • For treatment and prevention of iron and folic acid deficiency i.e. anaemia, characterised by weakness, fatigue, difficulty in breathing, headache, irritability and difficulty in concentration.
  • As a supplement to prevent nutritional deficiency during pregnancy, breastfeeding after surgery or in conditions of nutritional malabsorption.

Precautions and Warnings of Avofer Xt Tablet


Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you have any existing medical condition like diabetes, hypertension, kidney or liver problem
  • If you are on other medications, supplements or following any complementary or integrative health approaches
  • You should not take this supplement if you are allergic to any of the component of this supplement
  • If you have any planned surgery or operation. You may be asked to stop taking these products at least 2-3 weeks ahead of the procedure
  • Dietary supplements are intended to supplement the diets of some people and should not be a substitute for a well-balanced, varied diet and a healthy lifestyle

Directions for Use of Avofer Xt Tablet

  • Take Avofer XT Tablet as advised by your doctor
  • Preferably take it one hour before a meal, avoid taking tea or coffee along with the supplement
  • You should not consume dietary supplement more than the stated recommended daily dose

Storage and disposal of Avofer Xt Tablet

  • Avofer XT Tablet Should be stored in a cool and dry place
  • Keep it out of the reach of children

Content Details


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What are the food sources of folic acid and iron?

A: Food items rich in folic acid and iron are seafood, leafy green vegetables such as spinach, nuts, beans, peas, orange, resins, etc.

Q: What are the side effects of Avofer XT tablet?

A: Side effects associated with Avofer XT are skin rashes, stomach discomforts, diarrhoea, and vomiting if consumed in excess. Taking excess of this supplement can interfere with the absorption of some other nutrients like zinc and vitamin B12.

Q: Does Avofer XT interact with other medicines?

  • Antacid medicines, antibiotics such as Chloramphenicol, and medicines used to treat bone problems like Bisphosphonates should be taken with a minimum gap of two hours when consuming along with Avofer ...
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  • You should also inform your doctor if you are taking medicine like Phenytoin, Methotrexate, and Sulfasalazine.

Q: What are the consequences of folic acid deficiency?

A: One may develop anaemia, ulcers in the mouth, diarrhoea, and flatulence. In severe cases, it can cause infertility.

Q: How to take Avofer XT tablet?

A: Take Avofer XT, as advised by your doctor. Preferably take it one hour before a meal, avoid drinking tea or coffee with this medicine. You should not consume dietary supplements more than the recommended daily dose.

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Last Updated on: 30 Aug 2020 | 05:30 AM (IST)
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