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Medications for Iron Deficiency Anemia

Drugs associated with Iron Deficiency Anemia

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Iron Deficiency Anemia: Iron deficiency anemia is a decrease in the red cells of the blood caused by too little iron.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
ferrous sulfate Rx/OTC N N 7 reviews
7.0

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Brand names:  Feosol Original, Slow Fe, FeroSul, Fer-In-Sol, Slow Release Iron, Ferrousal, Fer-Iron, Lydia E. Pinkham, Fe Caps, Fer-Gen-Sol, Feratab, Ferra T.D. Caps, Ferro-Bob, MyKidz Iron 10

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Feosol Original Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Feraheme Rx C N 2 reviews
10

Generic name: ferumoxytol systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Venofer Rx B N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: iron sucrose systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Slow Fe Rx/OTC N N 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
FeroSul Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Niferex OTC N N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: iron polysaccharide systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Ferrex-150 OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: iron polysaccharide systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Fer-In-Sol Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
ferrous gluconate Rx/OTC N N 3 reviews
9.0

Generic name: ferrous gluconate systemic

Brand names:  Fergon, Ferate, FE-40

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Dexferrum Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: iron dextran systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Proferrin-ES OTC N N 2 reviews
6.0

Generic name: heme iron polypeptide systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Fergon Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: ferrous gluconate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Ezfe OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: iron polysaccharide systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Tandem OTC C N 1 review
10

Generic name: ferrous fumarate / iron polysaccharide systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
ferrous fumarate Rx/OTC N N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: ferrous fumarate systemic

Brand names:  Hemocyte, Ferrocite, Feostat, Ircon

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Hemocyte Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: ferrous fumarate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
iron polysaccharide OTC N N 4 reviews
9.0

Generic name: iron polysaccharide systemic

Brand names:  Niferex, Ferrex-150, Ezfe, Poly Iron, Iferex 150, Ferus Pic-150, Myferon 150, Niferex Elixir, NovaFerrum 50, Nu-Iron 150, ProFe

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Slow Release Iron Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Ferrousal Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Infed Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: iron dextran systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
carbonyl iron OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: carbonyl iron systemic

Brand names:  Iron Chews, Feosol Natural Release, Icar

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Fer-Iron Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: ferrous sulfate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Ferrocite Rx/OTC N N Add review Add

Generic name: ferrous fumarate systemic

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
ferrous fumarate / iron polysaccharide OTC C N 1 review
10

Generic name: ferrous fumarate / iron polysaccharide systemic

Brand name:  Tandem

Drug class: iron products

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
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Learn more about Iron Deficiency Anemia

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Anemia, Iron Deficiency; Hypochromic anemia; Microcytic anemia

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