Iron deficiency anemia, Iron supplement
For maximum absorption take on empty stomach, but may take with or after meals to minimize GI irritation
Oral Iron Deficiency, Chronic Hemodialysis with Erythropoietin Treatment 150-200 mg Fe (elemental iron)/day PO; may administer 60-100 mg elemental iro... View More
Oral Iron-deficiency anaemia Child: As syrup containing 100 mg/5ml. Preterm neonate: 0.6-2.4 ml/kg daily; up to 6 yr: 2.5-5 ml bid.
Patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients. Hemochromatosis, hemosiderosis, hemolytic anemia (unless iron-deficient state is also ... View More
Mode of Action
Ferrous fumarate is an iron preparation that is used in the prevention and treatment of iron deficiency. The amount of elemental iron is 330 mg/g of fer... View More
Patients with intestinal strictures and diverticular disease. May worsen diarrhoea in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. May cause constipation a... View More
GI disturbance including constipation, diarrhoea, dark stools. Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Heartburn and epi-gastric pain.
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: not available Lactation: enters breast milk
Oral absorption of iron may be increased when taken with ascorbic acid. May reduce the absorption of quinolones and tetracyclines when taken concurrentl... View More