Dexorange is the No. 1 prescribed brand in Haematinic segment and 7th largest brand of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry (AIOCD Pharmatrac 2012).
Dexorange capsule contains ferric ammonium citrate 160 mg, cyanocobalamin 7.5 mcg, folic acid 0.5 mg/15 ml. It is indicated for the prevention and treatment of nutritional deficiency anaemia related to Iron, Vitamin B12 and folic acid.
Dexorange can be used for the prevention and treatment of anaemia during pregnancy and lactation.It is also beneficial in the treatment of anaemia resulting from excess and chronic blood loss in conditions like hook worm infestation, menorrhagia; anaemia associated with poor intake of food, peptic ulcer, piles, convalescence, post-operative & post traumatic conditions; anaemia manifested by generalised weakness.
Dexorange capsule is manufactured and marketed by Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. (FIPPL). Established in 1949 FIPPL, is one of the most reputed pharmaceutical companies in the country. FIPPL is among the top 35 Pharmaceutical Companies according to the 2012 AIOCD Pharmatrac ranking.
It believes in making safe and quality medications accessible and affordable to help people lead longer and healthier lives.
Anaemia is a condition in which the body does not have enough healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells provide oxygen to body tissues. There are many types of anaemia.
Iron-deficiency anaemia is the most common type of anaemia that occurs if you do not have enough iron in your body. It is the most common form of anaemia. People with mild or moderate iron-deficiency anaemia may not have any signs or symptoms. More severe iron-deficiency anaemia may cause fatigue or tiredness, shortness of breath, or chest pain.4
Body needs iron to make healthy red blood cells. Iron-deficiency anaemia usually develops over time because your body’s intake of iron is too low. Low intake of iron can happen because of blood loss, consuming less than the recommended daily amount of iron, and medical conditions that make it hard for your body to absorb iron from the gastrointestinal tract.
Risks of developing iron-deficiency anaemia includes growing age, unhealthy environments, family history and genetics, lifestyle habits.
Timely intervention can help restore iron level in body and protect from the adverse effects of iron-deficiency anaemia.
As directed by physician
As directed by physician
Adverse Reactions/ Side Effects
Gastric disturbance including constipation, diarrhoea, dark stools. Nausea & epi-gastric pain.
Warnings and Precautions
Patients with intestinal strictures & diverticular disease. May worsen diarrhoea in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. May cause constipation & faecal impaction in elderly. Avoid prolonged administration (> six months) except in patients with continued bleeding, menorrhagia or repeated pregnancies. Not for routine use in treatment of haemolytic anaemia.
Hypersensitivity to the medicine or its ingredients
If any allergic reaction are noticed
Patients with severe liver or kidney dysfunctions
Caution when used in pregnancy
Oral absorption of iron may be increased when taken with ascorbic acid. May reduce the absorption of quinolones & tetracyclines when taken concurrently via the oral route. Concurrent administration with antacids may reduce the absorption of ferrous fumarate from the GI tract. May reduce the absorption of penicillamine in the gut when taken concurrently.