Softeron capsule contains Docusate sodium, Iron and Folic Acid (vitamin B9).Folic acid is essential to numerous bodily functions ranging from nucleotide biosynthesis to the remethylation of homocysteine. It is especially important during periods of rapid cell division and growth. Both children and adults require folic acid to produce healthy red blood cells and prevent anemia.
Iron transports oxygen throughout the body and maintains red blood cells, thus making an individual feel energetic and preventing anemia. Constipation, diarrhea , stomach , cramps, or upset stomach may occur with iron supplements. So to avoid constipation docusate sodium has been added. Docusate sodium is a stool softener that relieves occasional constipation (irregularity) and generally produces a bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours.
Softeron capsule is used for the treatment of
Iron deficiency anemia,
Iron deficiency due to chronic blood loss or low intake of iron
Iron deficiency anaemia and nutritional anaemia that occurs especially during pregnancy and lactation.
Softeron capsule can be taken orally with water, after meals.
Use under medical supervision.