During pregnancy, the woman increases the amount of blood circulated by increasing the fluid in the body, which leads to a lower concentration of hemoglobin. The limiting indicator is the figure 110g / l, its further decrease is dangerous for health.
Insufficient supply of oxygen to cells of tissues can lead to fetal hypoxia, fraught with a delay in its development, premature birth, and termination of pregnancy. It is not safe for the woman herself. Treat this condition with iron preparations.
Sorbifer durules contain ferrous iron, which is effectively absorbed, gives a quick result, while the element contained in food is trivalent and needs to be transformed with food rich in vitamin C.
Anemia often occurs in the earliest terms of childbearing, so sorbifer can be appointed literally from the first weeks of pregnancy.
In the first two trimesters of pregnancy, sorbifer is recommended at a dose of one tablet per day, in the last third and during breastfeeding twice a day. It should be swallowed whole, without chewing.
The duration of treatment depends on its success. Even after stabilization of hemoglobin parameters, the drug continues to be taken until complete saturation with iron, which is about 2 months. In total, treatment of a severe disease can last 3-6 months.
With extreme caution, it is prescribed for gastritis, gastroduodenitis, ulcers, chronic pathologies of the kidneys and liver, enteritis, colitis, increased blood clotting.