I started taking to Iron Tablets with Ferrous Sulfate 2 days ago and tonight I am broke out all over and itching very badly. Could this be a allergic reaction?
Side effects of Ferrous Sulfate:
All medicines may cause side effects, some common & some severe but many people have no, or minor, side effects.
Common Side Effects: Constipation; darkened or green stools; diarrhea; nausea; stomach upset.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these Severe side effects occur when using Ferrous Sulfate:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); black, tarry stools; blood or streaks of blood in the stool; fever; vomiting with continuing sharp stomach pain.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. Please call your doctor who prescribed the med for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch .
- Ferrous Sulfate Information for Consumers
- Ferrous Sulfate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ferrous Sulfate (detailed)
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