Do you know how much elemental iron is present in that preparation? It would also depend on the severity of this child's anemia. If a pediatrician has recommended that dose then it should be okay.
Please see link below for recommended doses.
- Ferrous Sulfate Information for Consumers
- Ferrous Sulfate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ferrous Sulfate (detailed)
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