Iron FAQs

1. What is the role of Iron?

Iron is a vital mineral in the human body that produces the proteins haemoglobin and myoglobin, which transport oxygen from the lungs to different parts of the body and the muscles respectively. 

2. Which form of elemental Iron is present in Steadfast Iron?

Steadfast Iron comprises 19 mg of Ferrous Fumarate, which is beneficial in treating anaemia, and increasing the production of red blood cells. 

3. What is the benefit of adding Vitamin C in Steadfast Iron? 

Vitamin C in Steadfast Iron increases the absorption of iron and is also a powerful antioxidant that strengthens the immune system. 

4. What is Vitamin B complex in Steadfast Iron?

Vitamin B complex comprises eight B vitamins: B-1 (thiamine), B-2 (riboflavin), B-3 (niacin), B-5 (pantothenic acid), B-6 (pyridoxine), B-7 (biotin), B-9 (folic acid), and B-12 (cobalamin). 

5. What are the benefits of B-vitamins in Steadfast Iron?

B vitamins boost our energy levels, improve cognitive functioning, and  cell metabolism. Hence, they are building blocks that play a very important role in maintaining our health. 

6. What are the signs of Iron deficiency?

Symptoms of iron deficiency include fatigue, weakness, pale skin, breathlessness, headache, dizziness, cold hands and feet, inflammation or soreness of the tongue, and brittle nails.

7. Do iron supplements cause weight gain?

No, iron supplements do not cause weight gain. 

8. What food should I avoid while taking Steadfast Iron? 

Avoid taking milk or other dairy products for at least 2 hours before and 2 hours after taking ferrous fumarate since they are rich in calcium which reduces iron absorption from supplements. 

9. What are the benefits of taking Steadfast Iron? 

Steadfast Iron helps maintain healthy blood and improves our haemoglobin levels.

10. What is the best time to consume Steadfast Iron tablets?

The best time to consume Steadfast Iron tablets is during the morning or midday with a meal. Avoid consumption on an empty stomach to reduce the side effect of stomach upset.