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Ferric Hydroxide (International)

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Names

Iron(3+) trihydroxide (IUPAC)

Iron(III) oxide-hydroxide monohydrate

Foreign Name

  • Eisen(III)-hydroxid (German)

Generic Names

  • Eisen(III)-oxidhydrat (IS)
  • Ferrum hydroxydatum (IS)
  • Iron(III) hydroxide (IS)

Brand Names

  • Anemifer
    Pharma Line, Greece
  • Anerrum
    B L H Trading, Thailand
  • CosmoFer
    Pharmis Biofarmaceutica, Spain
  • Dextrifer
    Intermed, Greece
  • Dextrifer Fol [+ Folic Acid]
    Intermed, Greece
  • Eiseferon
    Berat Beran, Turkey
  • Feralice
    Pharmex, Greece
  • Ferose
    Spimaco, Kuwait
  • Ferose f [+ Folic Acid]
    Spimaco, Kuwait
  • Ferracin
    Acino, Netherlands
  • Ferri
    Emcure, India
  • Ferrosac
    Spimaco, Kuwait
  • Ferrum Hausmann Fol [+ Folic Acid]
    Generics Pharma, Greece; Genesis, Greece
  • Hemafer-S
    Uni-Pharma Kleon Isetis, Cyprus
  • Intrafer
    Vianex, Greece
  • Maltofer
    The Star, Cyprus
  • Maltofer 100 mg
    Vifor, Hungary
  • Sufer
    Yuria-Pharm, Georgia


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym

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