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FERROUS SULPHATE

Brand Name :

(Ferrlecit, Fer-in-sol, Feratab) ®

Dosage form :

Tablet 300 mg;
Capsule 250 mg.

Indication :

Prevention and treatment of iron deficiency anemia.

Dosage :

Children: Severe iron-deficiency anemia: 4-6 mg Fe/kg/day in 3
divided doses.

Mild to moderate iron-deficiency anemia: 3 mg Fe/kg/day in 1-2
divided doses.

Prophylaxis: 1-2 mg Fe/kg/day up to a maximum of 15 mg/day.

Adults: Iron deficiency: 300 mg twice daily up to 300 mg 4
times/day

Prophylaxis: 300 mg/day.

Warning / precaution :

Adverse reactions :

GI irritation, epigastric pain, nausea, dark stool, vomiting, stomach
cramping, constipation, heartburn, diarrhea, discoloration of urine,
liquid preparations may temporarily stain the teeth.

Therapeutic class :

Medication safety issues :

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