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Ammonium Iron(II) Sulphate

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Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Names

Ammonium Iron(II) Sulphate hexahydrate

Sulfuric acid, ammonium iron(2+) salt (2:2:1), hexahydrate

Foreign Names

  • Ferrum Ammonium sulfuricum (Latin)
  • Ammoniumeisen(II)-sulfat-6-Wasser (German)

Generic Names

  • Ammonium ferrous sulfate (IS)
  • Ferroammonsulfat (IS)
  • Ferrous ammonium sulphate (IS)
  • Iron ammonium sulfate hydrate (IS)
  • Mohr's salt (IS)

Brand Name

  • Folicombin (Ammonium Iron(II) Sulphate and Folic Acid)
    mibe, Germany


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