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Ed Cyte F

Generic Name: Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid [FER-us FUE MA rat and FOE Like AS Id]

Brand names: Hematinic with Folic Acid, Hemocyte-F, Ed Cyte F
Classes of drugs: iron products, vitamin and mineral mixtures

What is Ed Cyte F?

Ferrous fumarate is a kind of iron. Folic acid (folate) is a vitamin B type. Vitamin B and iron help your body create and keep healthy red blood cells.Ed Cyte F is a mixture medicine designed in order to prevent or treat specific forms of anemia (low red blood cells) caused by folate or iron deficiency. Ed Cyte F can also be employed to treat other conditions not covered in this guideline for medication.

Side effects of Ed Cyte F

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms or warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Ed Cyte F could result in serious side effects. Contact your doctor immediately in the event that you experience:

  • Severe stomach pain or vomiting;
  • Coughing with bloody mucus or vomit that appears like coffee grounds may indicate a condition known as Coffee Ground Fever, in which there are either cough-causing bacteria present or vomit that looks similar.
  • Fever;
  • Bloody or tarry stools.

Common negative side effects of EdCyte F can include:

  • Heartburn, stomach pain, lack of appetite
  • Nausea, vomiting;
  • Diarrhea, constipation,
  • Change in stool color could also occur; other side effects could occur. Please consult your healthcare provider regarding possible adverse effects, and report any adverse reactions directly to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Get medical attention immediately. If your child has accidentally swallowed a tablet, A high dose of iron could be fatal for a child who is just beginning to develop.

Prior to use this drug

It is not recommended to use Ed Cyte F in the event that you are sensitive to ferrous fumarate and folic acid or suffer from:

  • Iron overload syndrome
  • Anemia that is pernicious (caused by a deficiency of vitamin B12)
  • Hemolytic anemia (a condition in which the red blood cells get destroyed by the body quicker than new ones can be created)

Speak to your doctor if you were ever diagnosed with:

  • A vitamin B12 deficiency;
  • Thalassemia (a gene-related disorder affecting the red blood cell)
  • A condition in which you get frequent blood transfusions.

Discuss with your physician if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.. You might require special tests before taking this medicine during pregnancy.Don't give the medication to a child unless you have medical guidance.

How to take Ed Cyte F?

Follow all instructions listed on your prescription label and review any medication guides or instructions that come with your medicine. Make sure you use the medication exactly as prescribed.Use this medication on an empty stomach at least one hour prior to or two hours following eating.Make sure to take your doses regularly to maintain a constant amount of medication within your body throughout the day.Drink this medicine by drinking a cup of fluid.Do not lie down for a minimum of 10 minutes after taking the tablet.It's possible to take this medicine in conjunction with food to help if you experience stomach upset.It is possible that you will need to adhere to an individualized diet when using Ed Cyte F. Be sure to follow all directions from your doctor or dietitian. Find out about the foods you should consume or avoid to treat your condition.Keep at room temperature and free of heat, moisture, and light. Make sure the bottle is tightly shut when not being used.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Do not take the medicine for as long as you are able, but avoid your missed dosage if it's nearing the time to take the next dose. Don't take two doses at a time.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention immediately, or contact us for help at the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. Contact emergency medical assistance in the event that a child accidentally swallows tablets. A high dose of iron could cause death for a child who is just beginning to develop.The symptoms of an overdose can include vomiting, extreme stomach pain, bloody diarrhea, vomiting blood or vomit that resembles coffee grounds, shallow breathing, a fast and weak pulse, blue lips, pale skin, and seizures (convulsions).

What should be avoided?

Certain food items can make it more difficult for the body to take in Ed Cyte. For at least 2 hours prior to or two hours after the time you take this medication:

  • Don't drink tea or coffee.
  • Beware of dairy items (such as cheese, milk, and yogurt).
  • Avoid eating meat, fish, liver, fish, whole grains, or "fortified" breads or cereals.

Don't consume any mineral or vitamin supplement that your doctor hasn't advised you to take.

Interaction with other drugs

There are times when it's not advisable to take certain medications in combination. Certain medications can alter the blood levels of the other medications that you take, which can cause more side effects or make the medication less efficient. If you are taking any of these medications, be sure to take them in a separate dose (2 or 4 hours from each other) from the dose you take of ferrous fumarate or folic acid.

  • An antacid;
  • An antibiotic.

Other medications can influence Ed Cyte F. These include other drugs that can affect the Ed Cyte, which include medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your physician about all the medicines you are currently taking and any medication you begin or stop taking.