Oral solution and drops. It is required to dissolve the indicated dosage of drugs in a small amount of juice or other non-alcoholic beverage.
The syrup should also be taken orally. The required dose is measured through a measuring cap. It is also allowed to dissolve the syrup in the juice or some other non-alcoholic beverage.
Chewable tablets are taken orally - they can be chewed or swallowed whole. It is required to drink them with water or some other liquid.
The duration of therapy, as well as the sizes of doses (regardless of the form of drugs used) are selected for each person separately; to do this should be a doctor in charge.
To eliminate iron deficiency anemia in premature infants, usually administered is 2.5-5 mg / kg once a day.
For infants up to 1 year (treatment of iron deficiency anemia), a medication is usually prescribed in the amount of 25-50 mg once a day. In the case of latent iron deficiency or as a prophylaxis for the development of iron deficiency, 15-25 mg of medication should be taken once a day.
For children 1-12 years (elimination of iron deficiency anemia), the dose is predominantly 50-100 mg of the drug once a day, while in the treatment of latent iron deficiency or in the prevention of deficit development, it is required to drink 25-50 mg of the drug once a day.
For adolescents from 12 years and adults (and lactating women) during the treatment of iron deficiency anemia, a single use of 100-300 mg of drugs is prescribed. When eliminating latent iron deficiency, and in addition, when taking prophylaxis, take 50-100 mg of medicine once a day.
Pregnant women suffering from iron-deficiency anemia often prescribe the use of 200-300 mg of LS once a day. To eliminate the latent iron deficiency or to prevent the development of the disease, it is required to drink 100 mg of medication once a day.
The duration of the therapeutic course when iron deficiency anemia is eliminated is often 5-7 months.
In the case of iron deficiency anemia in pregnant women, it is recommended to drink the medicine until the time of delivery to restore the level of iron inside the body.
With the elimination of latent iron deficiency, the treatment course usually lasts 1-2 months.