To the treatment of iron deficiency states (in particular from anaemia causes by iron deficiency) as they can be caused by:
- Increased iron loss (for example, reinforced month bleeding, after operations, blood donations, bleedings as a result of diseases of the digestive tract)
- Raised iron need (for example, during growth, gestation, lying-in and lactation)
- Decreased iron absorption (for example, after distance of stomach or bowel segments)
For the prophylaxis of iron deficiency states, for example, with women at the capable of child-bearing old person.