NovaFerrum Liquid Iron Pediatric Drops

NovaFerrum Liquid Iron Pediatric Drops

A once-a-day liquid iron dietary supplement designed for infants and children under four.
  • Four ounces
  • 120 servings
  • (4-month supply)
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  • NovaFerrum Liquid Iron Pediatric Drops


    This Patent Pending formula provides an excellent source of supplemental iron and is ideally suited for compliance because it simply taste great.

    NovaFerrum Liquid Iron is Free of Alcohol, Sugar, Dye, Gluten, Dairy, Lactose, Soy, Corn, Peanuts, or Tree Nuts. It contains No Artificial Sweeteners or Colors. NovaFerrum Liquid Iron is Naturally Sweetened. It is also Kosher and Vegan Verified.

    15mg Elemental Iron per mL (dropper)

    Available without prescription.



  • OTHER INGREDIENTS
    Water, Vegetable Glycerin, Citric Acid, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Sorbate, Natural Grape and Raspberry Flavors, Sodium Benzoate, Lo Hon (fruit) Extract.
  • NovaFerrum Liquid Iron Pediatric Drops Osmolality Rating


    RESULTS:

    13 mOsm/kg for a 1 mL sample diluted with 59 mL of H2O

    It’s important to maintain a low Osmolality rating when adding iron therapy or a multivitamin with iron for an infant, especially so with premature infants for risk of possibly causing electrolyte disturbances leading to dehydration. *

    “Human milk is nutritionally better than formula milk for preterm infants. However, unfortified human milk may fail to meet the theoretical requirements of very low birth weight (VLBW). Human milk fortifier (HMF) increases the nutritional content of human milk. However, the important factor of concern in feeding VLBW is the osmolality, the higher the osmolality, the greater the risk of necrotizing entero colitis (NEC). Therefore, high osmolality in fortified human milk should be considered for this condition.” (1)

    “Routine warming of breast milk with glucose polymer-containing additives, or the addition of lactase enzyme to lactose-containing feedings, can increase osmolality to levels that exceed current guidelines for premature infant feedings.” (2)

    1) J Med Assoc Thai. 2006 Sep;89(9):1400-3.
    Effect of fortification on the osmolality of human milk.
    Janjindamai W1, Chotsampancharoen T.

    2) J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2002 Sep;35(3):298-302.
    Routine handling of milk fed to preterm infants can significantly increase osmolality.
    Fenton TR1, Belik J.

    * This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
  • DIRECTIONS

    Shake well before use.

    Infants and children under 4 years of age: 1mL dropper daily unless otherwise directed by physician.

    Do not exceed recommended dosage.
  • WARNING:

    Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.

    Statements on this page have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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