Maltofer - Instructions, Reviews, Application

Table of contents:

Maltofer - Instructions, Reviews, Application
Maltofer - Instructions, Reviews, Application

Video: Maltofer - Instructions, Reviews, Application

Video: Maltofer - Instructions, Reviews, Application
Video: Мальтофер таблетки - показания (видео инструкция) описание, отзывы - Гидроксида железа (III) 2023, December


Instructions for use:

  1. 1. Pharmacological action
  2. 2. Release form
  3. 3. Indications for use
  4. 4. Contraindications
  5. 5. Instructions for use and doses
  6. 6. Side effects

Prices in online pharmacies:

from 160 rubles.


Maltofer drops
Maltofer drops

Maltofer is a remedy for iron deficiency.

pharmachologic effect

Maltofer contains a complex of iron (III) polymaltose hydroxide, which is stable, does not release free iron ions in the digestive tract.

Its structure is similar to the natural ferritin compound of iron, due to which iron (III) enters the bloodstream from the intestines by active transport. Iron, which is absorbed from Maltofer, binds to ferritin and accumulates in the liver, mainly. After that, it is incorporated into the hemoglobin in the bone marrow.

There is a relationship between the level of absorption of iron and the severity of its deficiency: iron is absorbed the better, the greater its deficiency in the body.

The most active process of iron absorption occurs in the small intestine and duodenum. The part that is not absorbed into the bloodstream is excreted in the feces.

In addition to iron, Maltofer foul contains folic acid, which belongs to the group of B vitamins, takes part in the production of nucleic acids, purines, amino acids, pyrimidines, stimulates erythropoiesis (the process of producing erythrocytes).

Release form

Maltofer drops and Maltofer tablets are produced.

Maltofer foul is produced in tablets.

Indications for the use of Maltofer

According to the instructions, Maltofer is prescribed for the treatment of patients suffering from iron deficiency anemia, latent iron deficiency.

Good reviews about Maltofer, taken to prevent iron deficiency in patients at risk, such as elderly patients, pregnant women, those who follow a strict diet, children, adolescents during active growth.

Maltofer foul is also effective for latent and pronounced iron deficiency, it is also used to prevent iron deficiency and folic acid (in particular, during lactation, pregnancy).


According to the instructions, Maltofer is not prescribed for: hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, disorders of iron excretion (for example, anemia provoked by lead poisoning, thalassemia, sideroachrestic anemia), hypersensitivity to the drug, megaloblastic and hemolytic anemia.

It is possible to take the remedy for patients with diabetes mellitus, but during therapy it should be borne in mind that Maltofer drops (1 ml) contain 0.01 units of bread, one chewing tablet - 0.04 units of bread, 5 ml of solution for internal use - 0.11 units of bread.

There are no negative reviews about Maltofer, prescribed during pregnancy, but it is taken with caution.

There is also no verified data on the safety of using Maltofer in nursing women.

Maltofer foul in combination with chloramphenicol can provoke a mutual deterioration in the therapeutic effects of folic acid and chloramphenicol. You can not combine the drug with other iron-containing drugs.

In those who are deficient in folic acid, the use of Maltofer fol can cause an increase in the serum metabolism of phenytoin.

Instructions for the use of Maltofer and doses

Maltofer drops are intended for internal use.

They can be dissolved in vegetable or fruit juice before use. One ml of drops (20 caps) contains 176.5 mg of iron (III). One drop contains 2.5 mg of elemental iron.

For the treatment of severe iron deficiency, according to the Maltofer instructions, premature babies are prescribed 1-2 drops of Maltofer / day every day for 3-5 months; children under one year old are given 10-20 drops. per day; children 1-12 years old - 20-40 drops / day; children after 12 years old, adults - 40-120 drops / day. Pregnant women are prescribed 80-120 drops / day. According to the Maltofer instructions, therapy lasts at least two months.

For the treatment of latent iron deficiency, children under one year old are given 6-10 cap / day; children 1-12l - 10-20 caps / day; children after 12 years, adults - 20-40 caps / day. Pregnant women take 40 caps / day.

For prevention, children under one year old are given 2-4 drops of Maltofer per day, older children, adults take 4-6 caps. Pregnant women take 6 caps of Maltofer per day as a preventive measure.

Maltofer tablets are taken after meals.

Maltofer Foul
Maltofer Foul

For the treatment of severe iron deficiency, one tablet of Maltofer is taken one, three r / day for 3-5 months, after which the therapy is continued for several months, to restore the level of iron in the body - take 1 tablet of Maltofer per day. Pregnant women are prescribed to take the 1st Maltofer tablet two, three times a day until hemoglobin stabilizes. After that, you should drink 1 tablet / day before childbirth to prevent iron deficiency, treat latent iron deficiency.

Maltofer foul is taken after or during a meal. Adults, children after 12 years, lactating women with iron deficiency should take 1 table. one, three rubles / day. After the hemoglobin level is reached, take 1 table. one r / day. In general, the treatment lasts 5-7 months. Pregnant women with anemia caused by iron deficiency take the 1st table. 2-3 r / d. and switch to one tablet per day after the hemoglobin level is restored. Good reviews about Maltofer, from pregnant women who continue to take it until childbirth.

Children over 12 years of age, adults with latent iron deficiency and for the prevention of a lack of folic acid and iron take 1 table. one r / day. Prophylaxis usually lasts 1-2 months.

Side effects

The reviews about Maltofer are mostly positive. In some cases, there is vomiting, stool disturbance, nausea, epigastric pain after taking the drug.

It should be borne in mind that, due to the iron content in Maltofer, a darkening of feces is observed, which is not dangerous.

Maltofer: prices in online pharmacies

Drug name



Maltofer syrup 10 mg / ml syrup 150 ml 1 pc.

RUB 160


Reviews Maltofer (syrup)

RUB 160


Maltofer drops 50 mg / ml oral drops 30 ml 1 pc.

RUB 181


Reviews Maltofer (drops)

RUB 181


Maltofer syrup 10mg / ml 150ml

249 r


Maltofer drops for internal approx. 50mg / ml 30ml

259 r


Maltofer 100 mg chewable tablets 30 pcs.

285 r


Maltofer tablets chewable. 100mg 30 pcs.

310 RUB


Maltofer Fol 100 mg + 0.35 mg chewable tablets 30 pcs.

RUB 620


Maltofer FOL chewable tablets. 30 pcs.

735 RUB


See all offers from pharmacies

Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!