ASCOFE-XT

COMPOSITION: FERROUS ASCORBATE 100 MG +FOLIC ACID 1.5 MG +ZINC SULPHATE 22.5 mg

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Iron deficiency anemia (anemia is a condition in which the body does not have enough healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells provide oxygen to body tissues).
●It help to prevent neural tube defects.
●Some people use folic acid to prevent colon cancer or cervical cancer. It is also used to prevent heart disease and stroke.

Ferrous Ascorbate & Folic Acid,ensures superior absorbtion & better bioavailability.Ferrous Ascorbate & Folic Acid,has additional Anti oxidant properties which ensures maximum iron utilisation.
Ferrous ascorbate folic acid is a vital vitamin that helps a pregnant woman attains a good health during the entire pregnancy. A pregnant woman is likely to become anemic during the entire stage of conception and taking a ferrous ascorbate folic acid regularly or on a daily basis would provide a pregnant woman the sufficient amount of iron and folic acid.

Ferrous Ascorbate:
●Ferrous Ascorbate is a synthetic molecule of ascorbic acid and iron.
●It is indicated in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia.
●Ascorbic acid enhances absorption of iron.

Folic Acid:
●Folic acid also known as folate, vitamin B9 and it is essential for numerous bodily functions.
● Folate has to be supplied through the diet to meet their daily requirements.
● The human body needs folate to synthesize DNA, repair DNA, and methylate DNA as well as to act as a cofactor in certain biological reactions. It is especially important in aiding rapid cell division and growth, such as in infancy and pregnancy. Children and adults both require folic acid to produce healthy red blood cells and prevent anemia.

How Folic Acid Work ?:
●The basic mechanism of action underlying folic acid is its role in cellular division and DNA synthesis. Without folic acid cells do not divide properly.
● Folic acid is critical in the nervous system development of the foetus and for healthy red blood cell production. Folate is also required for the regeneration of methionine from homocysteine and plays a key role as a 'methyl-donor'.
● In the CNS folate is involved with methylation and hydroxylation, and both reactions are important in neurotransmitter synthesis and metabolism. Folate is concentrated in the synaptic regions of CNS neurons.

Deficiency :
●This deficiency can result in many health problems, the most notable one being neural tube defects in developing embryos. ( Neural tube defects are birth defects of the brain and spinal cord).
●Spina bifida occurs when the bones of the spine (vertebrae) do not form properly around part of the baby's spinal cord.

What Are The Advantages Of Taking Ferrous Ascorbate and Folic Acid ?:
Most of the doctors would recommend every pregnant woman to take folic acid during conception stage and even before the conception stage because it causes numerous advantages for the baby.
When the pregnant woman has an adequate amount of ferrous ascorbate folate in the body, it is guaranteed that the baby will achieve the complete development of the brain and spinal column. There is an assurance that the baby will not have any neural tube defects and other inborn defects like harelip and others.
On the side of the mother, taking a ferrous ascorbate folic acid would help her to avoid having an anemia sickness during pregnancy and in addition to that it also boosts the immune system of the mother and the baby. This is the reason why, it is highly recommended that every pregnant woman should start taking ferrous ascorbate folate especially during the early stages of pregnancy and even before pregnancy.

Contraindications:
Ferrous Ascorbate is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to Iron supplementation (which circumvents this mechanism) should be avoided in patients who have active bacterial infections Contraindicated in patients with Hemosiderosis, Hemochromatosis, Hemolytic anemia.

Storage:
Store in cool and dry place.

 

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