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Ferrous Bisglycinate

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Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Name

Iron, bis(glycinato-N,O)

Foreign Names

  • Eisenbisglycinat (German)
  • Bisglycinate ferreux (French)
  • Bisglicinato ferroso (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Bisglicinato ferroso quelato (IS)
  • Bis-glycino iron II (IS)
  • Bisglycino-iron (II) chelate (IS)
  • Eisen(II)-bisglycinat (IS)
  • Eisen(II)-glycinat (IS)
  • Eisenbisglycinat Chelat (IS)
  • Fer (IS: bisglycinate)
  • Fer (bisglycinate) chelat√© (IS)
  • Ferro bisglicinato chelato (IS)
  • Ferrous bisglycinate chelate (IS)
  • Ferrous glycinate (IS)
  • Glycin, Eisen(II)-Salz (IS)
  • Hierro amino√°cido quelado (IS)
  • Iron glycinate (IS)

Brand Names

  • Gestafer (Ferrous Bisglycinate and Folic Acid)
    Procaps, Colombia; Unimed, Peru
  • Prenafer (Ferrous Bisglycinate and Folic Acid)
    Interpharm, Ecuador

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