2 Dec 2009
The recommended daily dose of ferrous sulfate in the U.S is:
For oral dosage forms (capsules, tablets, oral solution):
* To prevent deficiency, the amount taken by mouth is based on normal daily recommended intakes:
o For the U.S.
o Adult and teenage males—10 milligrams (mg) per day.
o Adult and teenage females—10 to 15 mg per day.
o Pregnant females—30 mg per day.
o Breast-feeding females—15 mg per day.
o Children 7 to 10 years of age—10 mg per day.
o Children 4 to 6 years of age—10 mg per day.
o Children birth to 3 years of age—6 to 10 mg per day.
- Ferrous Sulfate Information for Consumers
- Ferrous Sulfate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ferrous Sulfate (detailed)
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