The absorption rate of Floradix (liquid iron gluconate) is twenty-five per cent compared solid iron tablets that have an absorption rate of two to ten per cent. Floradix provides maximum absorption by using the most highly absorbable form of iron, iron gluconate. Floradix also contains B vitamins and vitamin C to enhance absorption, herbal extracts to increase digestion, and fruit juices to ensure proper stomach acidity. A twenty milligram dose of Floradix satisfies the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of fifteen milligrams of iron for women of child-bearing age.
Each 10 ml: Each ml:
Elemental Iron (Ferrous gluconate) 10.0 mg 1.0 mg
Vitamin B1 (thiamine hydrochloride) 2.5 mg 0.25 mg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin 5-phosphate sodium) 4.0 mg 0.4 mg
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine hydrochloride) 2.0 mg 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 7.5 mcg 0.75 mcg
Aqueous extracts of carrot, stinging nettle, spinach, couch grass, bitter fennel, kelp, hibiscus; juice concentrates of pear, black grape, black currant, orange, blackberry, cherry and red beetroot; in a base of honey, extracts of rosehip, wheat germ and yeast, natural orange flavour, purified water and ascorbic acid (antioxidant).
Shake bottle gently before use. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications. A measuring cup is provided.
Adults and adolescents (age 15 +): Take 10 ml twice daily before meals.
Children (age 10 – 14): Take 10 ml once daily before a meal.
Children (age 5 – 9): Take 5 ml once daily before a meal.
Children (age 2 – 4): Take 4 ml once daily before a meal.
Always read and follow the label.