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Five Years
In a Row!

48% of pharmacists and 47% of physicians recommend FeraMAX® as their

#1 Iron Supplement

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Consider Feramax® for your Iron Deficiency Anemia patients

  • Highest amount of elemental iron available (150 mg) in single capsules, based on optimal adult dose of 2-3 mg/kg/day recommended by Anemia Guidelines for Family Medicine*,1,2
  • Feramax® is well tolerated with once-daily dosing3 which benefits patient compliance
  • Competitively priced per mg of elemental iron based on therapeutic dose
  • Feramax® Powder does not stain teeth1 and has a pleasant grape/raspberry flavor
  • Over 177 million doses have been dispensed in Canada over the last 10 years4
  • Recognized by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada


  • † Pharmacy Practice+ and Profession Sante 2020 / The Medical Post and Profession Sante 2020 – Survey on OTC Counselling and Recommendations
  • * According to the Anemia Guidelines for Family Medicine, the optimal adult dose of elemental iron is 2-3 mg per kg per day. For an average 60 kg woman, the dose amounts to 120 to 180 mg per day
  • 1. Anemia Guidelines for Family Medicine (Toronto: MUMS Guidelines, 2014); 8
  • 2. Mean height, weight, body mass index (BMI) and prevalence of obesity, by collection method and sex, household population aged 18 to 79, Canada, 2008, 2007 to 2009, and 2005. November 7, 2016
  • 3. Iron Deficiency – Investigation and Management. Government of British Columbia Web site. Updated June 15, 2010. Accessed November 23, 2017
  • 4. BioSyent Inc. data on file Palafer® is a registered trademark of Beecham Laboratories Inc.