Efficacy Studies of Two Iron Supplements Irovit-1 and Irovit-2
Studies of Iron Supplements
Two preparations of iron supplements have been developed with vitamins, Irovit-1 and Irovit-2 containing 1 mg/mL and 2 mg/mL elemental iron respectively in complex form. Clinical trials of Irovit-1 and Irovit-2 have been conducted randomly on selected anemic males and females from urban population of Karachi, an improvement in hemoglobin levels were estimated for the treatments with Irovit-1 (10 mg Fe/day) and Irovit-2 (20 mg Fe/day). Both preparations have been found to be effective in increasing hemoglobin, Hematocrit and red blood cell count. The mean hemoglobin levels were observed increased 0.73 ± 0.25 g/dL and 1.10 ± 0.30 g/dL, after 5 weeks by oral intake of Irovit-1 and Irovit-2, respectively.