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Ferrous Fumarate / Iron Polysaccharide Dosage

Medically reviewed on April 11, 2018.

Applies to the following strengths: 162 mg-115.2 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Iron Deficiency Anemia

1 capsule orally once a day between meals

Usual Pediatric Dose for Iron Deficiency Anemia

< 12 years: not recommended
>= 12 years: 1 capsule orally once a day between meals

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Precautions

Do not administer to pediatric patients under 12-years-old.

Do not exceed manufacturer recommended dosage.

Dialysis

No adjustment recommended

Other Comments

Iron supplements are generally better absorbed on an empty stomach, however, if gastric intolerance occurs, iron may be taken with food.

Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6-years-old. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a physician or poison control center immediately.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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