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Plz tell me ferrous ascorbate pharmacology

Asked by nituyadav, 06 Oct '08 05:28 pm
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Ferrous iron is essential for incorporation of iron in Heme of hemoglobin. Ferrous sulphate, ferrous gluconate etc. are given as supplementary in deficiency (anaemia).Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) being useful, besides as anti-scurvy factor as an immunity and resistance enhancer provides added benfit in this formulation of Ferrous ascorbate. If the loss of vitamin C by oxidation is reduced by ferrous, its advantage.
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 07 Oct '08 07:31 am

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