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Ferrous Citrate

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Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Names

Citric acid, iron(2+) salt

Iron(2+) 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate

Monoferrous acid citrate

Foreign Names

  • Eisencitrat (German)
  • Citrate ferreux (French)
  • Citrato ferrico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Citrato ferroso (IS)
  • Iron citrate (IS)
  • UNII-33KM3X4QQW (IS)

Brand Name

  • Ferrocal (Ferrous Citrate and Calcium Citrate)
    Rekah, Israel


ISInofficial Synonym

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