Thorne Research, Ferrasorb, 60 Veggie Caps20 Reviews
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0.16 lbs (0.07 kg)
- Product Code: THR-75003
- UPC Code: 693749750031
- Package Quantity: 60 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 4 in, 0.1 lbs (0.05 kg)
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- Dietary Supplement
- A Complete Blood-Building Formula
- Folate, B12, and iron supplement
- Superior Blood-Building Effect
- Provides the Active forms of Vitamin B12 (Adenosylcobalamin and Methylcobalamin) and Folate (Folinic Acid and 5-MTHF)
- Includes Well-Absorbed, non-Constipating Iron Picolinate
Hematinic formulas provide the nutrients needed for creating new red blood cells. Studies indicate that a hematinic formula using a combination of folate, vitamin B12, and iron is superior to a formula using any one of these nutrients alone. Each of these nutrients is dependent upon the other for proper red blood cell formation. Ferrasorb combines the two active forms of vitamin B12 – adenosylcobalamin and methylcobalamin – and the two active forms of folate – folinic acid and L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate, with well-absorbed iron picolinate – for a superior hematinic product.
Individuals who might benefit from a hematinic formula include those with a greater need for iron, those who tend to lose iron chronically, and those who do not absorb iron well. Such individuals include teenage girls, pregnant women, women of childbearing age (particularly if they have heavy menses), individuals with malabsorption syndromes (Crohn's disease or Celiac disease), elderly patients with low hydrochloric acid secretion, and individuals with poor kidney function.
An iron deficiency can manifest as weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath on exertion, dizziness, tinnitus, spots before the eyes, drowsiness, irritability, infrequent menses, and loss of libido.
Take 1 capsule one to three times daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.
Microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, leucine, silicon dioxide.
Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.
Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under six. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or a poison control center immediately.
|Serving Size: One Capsule|
|Each Capsule Contains||% Daily Value|
|Folate (200 mcg as Calcium Folinate and 200 mcg as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5- Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt)||400 mcg||100%|
|Vitamin B12 (150 mcg as Adenosylcobalamin and 150 mcg as Methylcobalamin)||300 mcg||5,000%|
|Iron (as Iron Bisglycinate)||25 mg||139%|
|Daily Value (DV)|
iHerb Customer Reviews
In late 2009 my mother reached a critical stage of anemia and had to have a blood transfusion. The doctor told her she had lost her ability to absorb iron and she would likely need transfusions for the rest of her life. About 8 months later she was told she would need another transfusion in 2 or 3 months. I found this product while researching some supplements for my Autistic son. I convinced my mom to try it since it was not very expensive and was supposed to stay together until deep in the gut. That was almost a year ago, and she has not had to have a second transfusion and today was told her iron/ferritin levels were within a normal range! Thorne makes great products and I would recommend this one to anyone with an iron deficiency.
This was purchased for a family member who was diagnosed with iron deficiency anaemia and who could not tolerate the prescription ferrous sulphate. It has the added benefit of also containing safe forms of folate and vitamin B12. A word of warning - do not take an iron supplement unless blood tests show that you have are iron deficient. Iron overload is a very serious and relatively common condition which, if present, could be made worse by supplementing with iron.