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Ferric Pyrophosphate

In the US, Ferric Pyrophosphate (ferric pyrophosphate systemic) is a member of the drug class iron products and is used to treat Anemia Associated with Chronic Renal Failure.

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Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Names

Diphosphoric acid iron(3+) salt (3:4)

Tetrairon tris(pyrophosphate)

Foreign Names

  • Eisen(3+)-pyrophosphate (German)
  • Difosfato fĂ©rrico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ferro Angelini (IS)
  • Iron Pyrophosphate (IS)
  • Ferric Pyrophosphate Soluble (OS: USAN)
  • Ferric Pyrophosphate citrate (IS)
  • Phosphonomethylphosphonic acid (IS)
  • Sodium ferric pyrophosphate (IS)
  • Sodiumferricitropyrophosphate (IS)

Brand Names


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Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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