Anemia is a condition that develops when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is a main part of red blood cells and binds oxygen. If you have too few or abnormal red blood cells, or your hemoglobin is abnormal or low, the cells in your body will not get enough oxygen. Symptoms of anemia -- like fatigue -- occur because organs aren't getting what they need to function properly.
Anemia is the most common blood condition in the U.S. It affects about 3.5 million Americans. Women and people with chronic diseases are at increased risk of anemia. Important factors to remember are:
HEMAX Layered Caplets are a unique hematinic preparation containing multiple ingredients essential to normal erythropoiesis, plus a mild stool softener to counteract the possible constipating effects of iron. Vitamin C is present to aid the absorption of iron. HEMAX Layered Caplets are used in the treatment of most megaloblastic, macrocytic and iron-deficiency anemias, in the anemias of pregnancy, in those anemias occurring in a variety of malabsorption syndromes, and those of nutritional origin. It is a useful adjuvant in patients in whom erythropoiesis is suppressed due to severe infections, malignancies or to the toxic effects of certain chemotherapeutic agents. A deficiency of Vitamin E may increase the fragility of red blood cells, with resultants enhanced hemolysis.
SUGGESTED USAGE: One tablet daily with or without food or as prescribed by a licensed healthcare provider with prescribing authority.
HOW SUPPLIED: HEMAX Layered Capletsare a unique hematinic preparation, for oral administration and are provided as oval-shaped, scored caplets. Each layered caplet; (one side brown / other side beige) is embossed with "HEMAX" on one side.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature, USP. Keep out of the reach of children.
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Ingredients: Microcrystalline Cellulose, Intrinsic Factor Concentrate (Bovine), Citric Acid, Stearic Acid, Dicalcium Phosphate, Croscarmellose Sodium, Polyvinylpyrrolidone, Magnesium Stearate, Silica, Maltodextrin, Corn Starch, Hypromellose, Sodium Benzoate, French Vanilla Flavor, Crospovidone, Magnesium Silicate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, FD&C Red #40 Lake, Soy Polysaccharide, Mineral Oil, Polyethylene Glycol and FD&C Yellow #5 Lake (Tartrazine) as a color additive. This product contains soy.