What is the difference between Ferrous gluconate and Ferrous sulfate used before blood donations?

Question is Closed Report Mark as Favorite

Answers (1)

28 Aug 2009

Ferrous sulfate and Ferrous gluconate are different "salts" of Iron. Iron salts are given in iron deficiency states. There are very little differences between the iron salts.

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Ferrous gluconate - I have chronic Hep. B and taking a medication called baraclude?

... My ferritin level is low and i need to take "ferrous gluconate", will this medication harm my liver or my kidney? Dose it need to be ...

2 answers 11 Aug 2009

Ferrous sulfate vs elemental iron from dried ferrous sulfate?

Ferrous sulfate has 65mg elemental iron per 325 mg, dried ferrous sulfate has 50mg elemental iron per 160mg. The RDA percentage listed on the bottles ...

1 answer 22 Sep 2009

Ferrous Gluconate - I was told to take this with Orange Juice by the doctor. The Pharmacist said to?

... take with dairy. Anyone have any wisdom to share?

1 answer 30 Jul 2010

Can I give blood if I am taking a iron supplement?

i give blood every 56days and have recently found out that my iron levels are low, the doctor just put me on ferrous gluconate 1 pill 2 times a day. ...

1 answer 8 Aug 2010