As refer to World Health Organization (WHO), anaemia affects 1.62 billion people worldwide, which corresponds to 24.8% of the population. The highest prevalence is in women (including pregrant and non-pregrant women) with about 524 million affected by anemia. The most common cause of anemia is iron deficiency. Even in developed countries or regions, an averages of about 20% of non-pregnant women and about 25% pregnant women suffer from iron deficiency problem.
Besides, iron is a crucial mineral needed during pregnancy. The daily iron requirement is estimately increased 10 fold from second to third trimester of pregnancy (starting from 4 months of pregnancy). Intaking enough iron per day is important to maintain a normal growth and brain development of fetus, also good for pregnant women in the preventions of iron deficiency anemia and post-partum anemia.
WHO recommended daily allowance (RDA) of 60mg iron for pregnant women. However, an average of 15mg iron is normally absorbed from diet, that is far below the RDA of 60mg. Therefore, iron deficiency anemia in pregnant women is prevalent, and it is estimated approximately 50% of women do not have adequate iron storage for pregnancy!
Consequences of Iron Deficiency for adults, especially for pregnant women:
- Decline of immune system
- Loss of appetite
- Postpartum depression
Ferrum Hausmann® Chewable Tablets
More about Ferrum Hausmann®
Ferrum Hausmann® is a new oral iron therapy for the treatment of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia. Its active and controlled iron absorption mechanism has some distinct and clinically proven benefits like fewer and milder side effects (e.g. nausea & constipation) compared to traditional ferrous iron supplements. Also, until now, drug and food interactions have not been observed. Ferrum Hausmann® is manufactured in Switzerland and has been introduced into more than 80 countries around the globe.
- Each box contains 30 chewable tablets
- Each chewable tablet contains 100mg of the active ingredient Iron
- Chewable tablet in chocolate flavor; Can be chewed or swallowed whole
- Suitable for adolescents and adults
1 chewable tablet 1 to 3 times daily, depending on the extent of iron deficiency and doctors/pharmacists’ instructions