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Heme iron polypeptide Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Heme iron polypeptide is also known as: Proferrin-ES

Medically reviewed on April 11, 2018

Heme iron polypeptide Pregnancy Warnings

The manufacturer reports the use of heme iron polypeptide during pregnancy may prevent a drop in hematocrit and hemoglobin levels in the third trimester with daily doses of at least 6.5 mg elemental iron.

Heme iron polypeptide has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. The manufacturer considers heme iron polypeptide usage safe during pregnancy.

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Heme iron polypeptide Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of heme iron polypeptide into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Proferrin-ES (heme iron polypeptide)." Colorado Biolabs Inc, Cozad, NE.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Proferrin-ES (heme iron polypeptide)." Colorado Biolabs Inc, Cozad, NE.

Further information

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