Ferric Ammonium Citrate

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

USAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

V08CA07

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001185-57-5

Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Names

1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, ammoniumiron(3+) salt

Citric acid, ammonium iron(3+) salt

Compounds of NH₃, iron, and citric acid of undetermined structure

Foreign Names

  • Ferricum Citricum Ammoniatum (Latin)
  • Ammoniumeisen(III)citrat - Komplex (German)
  • Citrate de fer(III) et d'ammonium (French)
  • Citrato amónico férrico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ammonii ferri citras (IS)
  • Ammonium Ferric Citrate (IS)
  • Ammonium ferrum citricum (IS)
  • Ammonium iron(3+) citrate (IS)
  • Ammonium iron(III) citrate (IS)
  • Citrato de amonio y hierro (IS: III)
  • Ferri et Ammonii citras (IS)
  • Ferric citras ammoniatum (IS)
  • Iron and Ammonium Citrate (IS)
  • Iron(III) ammonium citrate (IS)
  • Ferric Ammonium Citrate (PH: USP 32)

Brand Names

  • Cromatonbic Ferro
    Menarini, Costa Rica; Menarini, Dominican Republic; Menarini, Honduras; Menarini, Nicaragua; Menarini, Panama; Menarini, El Salvador; Menarini Laboratorios, Guatemala
  • Eliton Gotas
    Elifarma, Peru
  • Ferriseltz
    Otsuka Pharmaceutical, Japan; png Gerolymatos, Greece
  • Ferro Aroma
    Aroma, Turkey
  • Ferromax Iron Plus with Folic Acid (Ferric Ammonium Citrate and Folic Acid (veterinary use))
    Ranvet, Australia
  • Iron Plus (Ferric Ammonium Citrate and Folic Acid (veterinary use))
    Ranvet, Australia
  • Pre-Ferrin (veterinary use)
    Nature Vet, Australia

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