Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Frequently asked questions are listed questions and answers.

Polyride Fe helps prevent iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia.

Polyride Fe Ultra helps prevent iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia as well as prevent vitamin B12 and vitamin C deficiency.

Polyride Fe
Each vegetarian capsule contains:
  • 350 mg of polysaccharide iron complex (equivalent to 150 mg elemental iron – the actual iron available for absorption).
 
Polyride Fe Ultra
Each vegetarian capsule contains:
  • 350 mg of polysaccharide iron complex (equivalent to 150 mg elemental iron – the actual iron available for absorption)
  • 1,000 mcg of vitamin B12 for diets deficient in vitamin B12 particularly in vegans or vegetarians, the elderly and for patients with gastric atrophy who malabsorb vitamin B12
  • 125 mg of vitamin C to enhance iron absorption and prevent vitamin C deficiency
Both Polyride Fe and Polyride Fe Ultra are polysaccharide iron complex with high tolerability and low stomach discomfort.
Polyride Fe & Polyride Fe Ultra
Take one capsule once daily or as recommended by your health care provider

If you miss a dose of Polyride, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

Do not double dose to make up the missed dose.

It is recommended that you consult a health care practitioner before taking Polyride if you are pregnant or nursing.
Polyride is not recommended for children. Consult your health care practitioner for use in children.
Yes, both Polyride Fe and Polyride Fe Ultra capsules are highly soluble and can be sprinkled onto food or dissolved in any beverage of your choice. However, taken in this form can stain teeth.
Staining can occur if the capsule is opened and the contents taken in water. However, if staining does occur it can usually be removed by brushing with baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) or medicinal peroxide (hydrogen peroxide 3%). If opening Polyride capsules to put in water, be cautious not to get any of the contents on clothing or fabrics.

Consult your healthcare provider prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing, have a medical condition, or when taking medication, if you have peptic ulcer, regional enteritis or ulcerative colitis. Do no use except under the care of a healthcare practitioner.

Also store Polyride out of the reach of children as there is enough drug in the package to seriously harm a child if ingested.

The few milligrams of polysaccharide in a single or even two capsules will not influence blood sugar in diabetics.
Oral iron supplements should not be used in conditions associated with iron overload such as hemochromatosis, hemolytic anemia and during active sepsis.
It is best to separate iron intake by 2-3 hours from any other medication because there are numerous interactions.

Polyride should be stored in a cool, dry place.

Also store Polyride out of the reach of children as there is enough drug in the package to seriously harm a child if ingested.

Yes, both Polyride Fe and Polyride Fe Ultra are gluten free.
Yes, both Polyride Fe and Polyride Fe Ultra are Kosher and Halal as they are not from animal sources and the capsule is vegetable based.

Polyride Fe contains the following: FD & C Blue # 1, FD & C Red # 3, FD & C Red # 40 and FD & C Yellow # 6

Polyride Ultra contains the following: FD & C Blue #1, FD & C Red # 40 and FD & C Yellow # 6

It is best to avoid taking any expired medication as stability is only guaranteed to the date.
As a polysaccharide iron, both Polyride Fe and Polyride Fe Ultra are the iron supplements of choice due to its high tolerability and low stomach discomfort.