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Hemocyte-F Side Effects

Generic Name: ferrous fumarate / folic acid

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of ferrous fumarate / folic acid. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Hemocyte-F.

Applies to ferrous fumarate / folic acid: oral tablet

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking ferrous fumarate / folic acid: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • sore throat, trouble swallowing;

  • severe stomach pain; or

  • blood in your stools.

Less serious side effects of ferrous fumarate / folic acid may include:

  • diarrhea;

  • constipation;

  • nausea, vomiting, heartburn;

  • leg pain; or

  • darkened skin or urine color.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.

Not all side effects for Hemocyte-F may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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