Which iron should I choose?

Posted by Pharmics on 27th Apr 2020

Ferretts IPS liquid Iron Supplement

The primary role of iron relates to the ability of red blood cells to adequately carry oxygen for use throughout the entire body


  • To Prevent Fatigue, iron is needed by the body to make hemoglobin rich blood, which transports oxygen to the cells.
  • Iron is needed for adenosine triphosphate production (ATP), which is essential for cellular energy and proper cell function.


  • Replace losses due to increased physical activity. Iron is lost through sweat and through bleeding of the digestive tract from the jarring motion of exercise.
  • Studies indicate that 34% of female runners and 8% male runners are iron deficient.


  • Iron is needed for proper placenta development
  • Iron is needed for the prevention of pre-term and low birth weight babies
  • Studies estimate that up to 58% of pregnant women are iron deficient.


  • Iron is essential during the first eight months for brain growth and the effects of anemia may be associated with developmental delays in both motor and cognitive abilities.

Treatment Duration

  • Up to six months to restore low iron stores
  • When iron deficiency is left untreated, it can lead to conditions that are more serious (see

Ferretts IPS liquid

  • Ferretts IPS is safe and efficacious. Ferretts IPS contains iron wrapped in a casein protective layer, which does not dissolve in the gastric mucosa (stomach). 93.7% of subjects reported no side effects
  • Ferretts IPS dissolves in the intestine as ferric iron; the active component is rapidly absorbed.
  • Ferretts IPS has a superior safety profile. Ferretts IPS allows long-lasting treatment, as is most often required for iron deficiency anemia.
  • Ferretts IPS contains 40 mg elemental iron per 15 ml (tablespoon).

Ask your pharmacist for Ferretts IPS liquid, Available at any pharmacy.