VitaBiotics Feroglobin B12 Capsules: Feroglobin-B12® is a unique iron supplement with zinc and vitamin B complex, formulated to deliver an optimum amount of iron to the body while remaining gentle on the stomach. It provides an ideal source of iron and other nutrients for the production of red blood cells, to help maintain energy levels, health and vitality.
As well as being important for your blood, iron contributes to the normal function of the immune system and normal cognitive function. Iron is important for a number of functions in the body, but sometimes our diets are not well balanced and everyday activities, even drinking tea or coffee, can inhibit iron absorption.
The formulation provides an ideal source combining Iron with other blood building nutrients such as folic acid & vitamins B6 & B12 which also contribute to normal blood formation.
Feroglobin is designed with a special slow release delivery system to prevent excess iron in the stomach. It ensures that the release of blood forming nutrients is gradual and even.
Who May Need An Iron Supplement?
- Menstruating Women
- During Pregnancy
- Growing Children (see Feroglobin Liquid)
- Iron: Contributes to normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin. Supports normal oxygen transport in the body
- B6 & B12: Contribute to normal blood formation
Directions: As a food supplement, take one capsule per day with your main meal. Swallow with water or a cold drink and take with a main meal. Not to be chewed. Do not exceed the recommended intake. Only to be taken on a full stomach. Feroglobin Capsules can be continued for as long as required. This formula replaces other Feroglobin products.
Food supplements must not replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. As with other food supplements, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using if you are under medical supervision, pregnant, breastfeeding, have epilepsy, haemochromatosis, suffer from food allergies, or are allergic to any of the ingredients. Made in a site that may handle nuts. Not suitable for children. Feroglobin Capsules have been formulated with a slow release action which is designed to be gentle on the stomach. This product contains iron, which if taken in excess, may be harmful to very young children. Store below 25°C in a dry place, out of sight and reach of children.
Sustained Release Pellets: Non Pareil Seeds, Capsule Shell: Pharmaceutical Grade Gelatin [Halal Bovine Source], Anti-Caking Agent: Purified Talc, Ferrous Fumarate, Sucrose, Zinc Sulphate, Bulking Agent: Potato Starch, Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, Ethyl Cellulose, Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCl), Copper Sulphate, Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin [Carrier: Dicalcium Phosphate]), Folic Acid (as Pteroylmonoglutamic Acid).
Why have Vitabiotics Feroglobin Capsules been created?
Feroglobin Capsules have been developed to provide an effective source of essential nutrients including folic acid, vitamins B6 & B12 and iron which contribute to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. This unique combination is suitable during pregnancy and for women during the monthly cycle. Athletes and slimmers may also benefit from the nutrients found in Feroglobin Capsules.
When are Vitabiotics Feroglobin Capsules recommended?
Feroglobin Capsules are suitable for people of all ages and is particularly suitable for: during pregnancy, menstruating women, athletes and slimmer's. Feroglobin capsules are formulated for long-term use and can be taken for as long as required. There is no maximum length of time over which it may be used.
What do I need to know before taking Vitabiotics Feroglobin Capsules?
Feroglobin is available in both capsule and liquid form. Feroglobin Capsules are suitable for men and women, and have been developed with a special slow release system. This helps prevent excess iron in the stomach, and ensures that the release of blood forming nutrients is gradual and even.
Can I take Vitabiotics Feroglobin Capsules with medication?
Generally, Feroglobin can be taken alongside medications because it contains only moderate levels of vitamins and minerals. For specific advice on taking Feroglobin with medicines, we recommend that you contact your doctor or pharmacist first.
How and when can I use Vitabiotics Feroglobin Capsules?
Feroglobin Capsules - One capsule daily is recommended with or immediately after your main meal, with water or a cold drink. Always ensure that Feroglobin Capsules are taken with plenty of liquid to help wash the capsule down, and not tea or coffee as this may cause the capsule to disintegrate too early. Taking the capsule with a large meal maximises the absorption of the nutrients. Feroglobin Capsules should only be taken on a full stomach.
How Do Feroglobin Capsules Work?
Iron contributes to the normal formation of red blood cells and haemoglobin and normal oxygen transport in the body. Haemoglobin carries oxygen to the brain, heart, muscles and to tissues throughout the body. Excess iron in the stomach is prevented by Feroglobin's special slow release delivery system. This ensures that the release of blood forming nutrients is gradual, even. Therefore gentle on the stomach.
What are the key nutrients in Vitabiotics Feroglobin Capsules?
The key nutrients found in our Feroglobin Capsules product includes Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Iron, Vitamin B12, Zinc and Copper. To see the full list of ingredients for this product please click on the nutritional information tab found on this listing.
What is B12?
Vitamin B12 is one of the eight B vitamins. It normally goes by the name of vitamin B12 however, it also has the name of cobalamin. The UK’s Department of Health recommends that adults get 1.5μg a day of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is measured in micrograms (µg). Of course, many experts believe there are times when higher levels of vitamin B can be beneficial.
What does B12 do?
Vitamin B12 helps to release energy from food and also helps with normal energy release. Because of this, vitamin B12 is associated with the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. Vitamin B12, along with folic acid, contributes to normal homocysteine metabolism, an important factor in heart health. Vitamin B12 also contributes to the normal function of the immune system and helps to support the nervous system. It contributes to normal psychological function too.
Can I take Vitabiotics Feroglobin Capsules during pregnancy?
During pregnancy, your body needs more iron than before you were expecting. Iron helps support the formation of haemoglobin for red blood cells and also helps oxygen being carried around the body. Feroglobin is suitable for use during pregnancy if you are advised to take it or feel that you may need to safeguard your iron intake.
Can I take Vitabiotics Feroglobin Capsules together with Pregnacare?
While Feroglobin is safe to take during pregnancy, taking Feroglobin and Pregnacare together would lead to doubling up of certain nutrients such as iron. We recommend you consult with your pharmacist or GP or midwife, pharmacist regarding your specific nutritional requirements, and if taking an extra iron supplement like Feroglobin, in addition to Pregnacare, would be right for you. Please note that it is perfectly safe to take any of our Pregnacare products at any time before, during or after pregnancy.
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