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Ferric Hydroxide

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


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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