What is Proferrin-ES?

Category: Supplements


Generic name: Iron supplement

PROFERRIN® ES is a heme iron supplement there are two types of iron supplement heme and non-heme. Absorption of heme iron is very efficient and not significantly affected by the composition of the diet.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Proferrin-ES

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1
Irritable bowel syndrome 1


Based on patients currently taking Proferrin-ES

Dosage Patients
12 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Proferrin-ES

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Proferrin-ES


Currently taking Proferrin-ES

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Proferrin-ES

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Proferrin-ES.