Heme Iron Supplement
WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE PROFERRIN® ES
Proferrin® ES Heme Iron supplement tablets effectively provide benefits that you simply can’t find with other iron sources. From fewer side effects to improved absorption rates*, Proferrin® Heme Iron supplement tablets are an excellent source for helping your body maintain healthy iron levels.
BENEFITS of PROFERRIN® ES HEME IRON SUPPLEMENTS
Heme Iron Supplements Have Fewer Side Effects*
- Low instances of nausea, cramping and constipation
- Less gastric distress compared to ionic iron 
Heme Iron Supplements Are More Easily Absorbed than Iron Salts*
- Increased serum iron levels up to 23 times greater than ferrous fumarate 
Heme Iron Supplements are More Convenient*
- Proferrin® ES can be taken with or without meals 
No requirement to lay down after consumption
RECOMMENDED USE FOR PROFERRIN® ES
Take one Proferrin® ES Heme Iron supplement tablet up to three times daily,
with or without food, or as directed by your physician. Heme Iron
Polypeptide is a hemoglobin-derived product and should be discontinued
from use for at least three days prior to and three days during
a stool occult blood test.  Each tablet contains 10.5
mg of elemental iron as Heme Iron Polypeptide.
HOW TO GET PROFERRIN® ES
Talk to your Doctor
Your doctor can give you the best advice for iron supplementation. This includes specific serving instructions and, if necessary, prescribing authority. Taking above three tablets daily is not unusual. Please consult your doctor for more information.
Go to your Local Pharmacy
Proferrin® ES is available at many pharmacies. Ask for it at your local pharmacy counter. If your pharmacy does not carry Proferrin® ES, they can contact Colorado Biolabs, Inc. for information on how to order it through their wholesaler of choice.
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