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Ferrous Fumarate

In the US, Ferrous Fumarate (ferrous fumarate systemic) is a member of the drug class iron products and is used to treat Anemia Associated with Chronic Renal Failure, Iron Deficiency Anemia, Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation and Deficiency and Vitamin/Mineral Supplementation during Pregnancy/Lactation.

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Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Name

2-Butenedioic acid (E)-, iron(²+) salt (1:1)

Foreign Names

  • Ferrosi fumaras (Latin)
  • Eisen(II) fumarat (German)
  • Ferreux (fumarate) (French)
  • Ferroso fumarato (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ferrous Fumarate (OS: JAN)
  • Eisen(II)-fumarat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ferreux (fumarate) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ferrosi fumaras (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Ferrous fumarate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ferrous Fumarate (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)

Brand Names

  • Anemicon Plus (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    San Marino, Philippines
  • Aristofol-FE (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Charlize (Ferrous Fumarate and Ethinylestradiol, + Levonorgestrel)
    Pond's Chemicals, Philippines
  • Confer
    Merck, Chile
  • Dialeli A.F. (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Valdecasas, Mexico
  • Duofer (Ferrous Fumarate and Ascorbic Acid, + Ferrous Gluconate)
    Andreabal, Switzerland
  • Duofer Fol (Ferrous Fumarate and Ascorbic Acid, + Ferrous Gluconate, + Folic Acid)
    Andreabal, Switzerland
  • Fecap (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Fefurate (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Cophavina, Vietnam
  • Femarate
    Central Poly, Thailand
  • Femicap (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Femitab (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Jayson, Bangladesh
  • Femme (Ferrous Fumarate and Levonorgestrel, + Ethinylestradiol)
    Nanjing Baijingyu, Philippines
  • Fe-plus (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Feramat
    Tripharma, Turkey
  • Ferdek
    Daiichi, Thailand
  • Feridex + (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Fermasian
    Asian Pharm, Thailand
  • Ferocit (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Ferol
    Ronava, Venezuela
  • Ferraton
    Laboratorios H.G., Ecuador
  • Ferretab (Ferrous Fumarate and Ascorbic Acid)
    G.L. Pharma, Austria
  • Ferretab (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Gerot-Lannach, Romania
  • Ferretab comp.
    GL Pharma, Latvia
  • Ferretab comp. (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    G.L., Hungary; G.L. Pharma, Austria; G.L. Pharma, Bulgaria; G.L. Pharma, Estonia; G.L. Pharma, Lithuania; G.L.Pharma GmbH, Slovakia; Lannacher, Czech Republic
  • Ferretab Compuesto (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Biol, Argentina
  • Ferretts
    Pharmics, United States
  • Ferro-Denk
    Lomapharm, Georgia
  • Ferro-F-Tab (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    AFT, New Zealand
  • Ferrofumaraat Apotex
    Apotex, Netherlands
  • Ferrofumaraat Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Netherlands
  • Ferrofumaraat CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Ferrofumaraat Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Ferrofumaraat PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Ferrofumaraat Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Ferroplus (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    HLL Lifecare, India
  • Ferro-Sequels
    Alere, United States
  • Ferro-Tab
    AFT, New Zealand
  • Ferrotemp (Ferrous Fumarate and Thiamine)
    Medix, Mexico
  • Ferrous Fumarate Amdipharm
    Amdipharm Mercury Company, United Kingdom
  • Ferrous Fumarate Remedica
    Remedica, Cyprus
  • Ferrum
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Ferrum Hausmann
    Vifor, Germany
  • Fersaday
    Amdipharm Mercury Company, United Kingdom
  • Fersamal
    C A Papaellina, Cyprus
  • Ferval
    Valdecasas, Mexico
  • Folex (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Sam-On, Israel
  • Folfetab (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh
  • Foliferron (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Teofarma, Spain
  • Foliron (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Remedica, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Remedica, Malta
  • Foric (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic acid)
    Sam-On, Israel
  • F-Tab
    Medicine Products, Thailand
  • Fumafer
    ADWYA, Tunisia; Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Fumafer-B9 Corbière (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Vietnam
  • Galfer
    Thornton & Ross, United Kingdom
  • Galfer F.A. (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Thornton & Ross, United Kingdom; Thornton & Ross, Malta
  • Generess Fe (Ferrous Fumarate and Ethinylestradiol, + Norethisterone)
    Actavis, United States
  • Gestiferrol (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Kela, Belgium
  • Heferol
    Alkaloid, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Alkaloid, Croatia (Hrvatska); Alkaloid, Serbia
  • Hema F
    Century, Taiwan
  • Hemagen (Ferrous Fumarate and Docusate Sodium)
    Chen Ho, Taiwan
  • Hemocyte
    US Pharmaceutical Corp., United States
  • Hemofer
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Hemofer Folic (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Hepamin
    Golden Horse, Taiwan
  • Irofol (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Irolic (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Ziska, Bangladesh
  • Livogen (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Merck, India
  • Microferrum
    Vifor, Peru
  • Microgestin Fe 1.5/30 (Ferrous Fumarate and Norethisterone, + Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, United States
  • Microgestin Fe 1/20 (Ferrous Fumarate and Norethisterone, + Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, United States
  • Micropil Plus (Ferrous Fumarate and Ethinylestradiol, + Norethisterone)
    Dyna Drug, Philippines
  • Nycoplus Neo-Fer
    Takeda, Norway
  • Palafer
    Meda AB, Canada
  • Palafer CF (Ferrous Fumarate and Ascorbic Acid, + Folic Acid)
    Meda AB, Canada
  • Pregamal (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    GlaxoSmithKline, South Africa
  • Rigevidon 21 + 7 FE (Ferrous Fumarate and Ethinylestradiol, + Norelgestromin)
    Gedeon Richter, Thailand
  • Rulofer N
    Lomapharm, Germany
  • Sinaferon (Ferrous Fumarate and Folic Acid)
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Tilia Fe (Ferrous Fumarate and Norethisterone, + Ethinylestradiol)
    Actavis, United States
  • Trust Pill (Ferrous Fumarate and Ethinylestradiol, + Levonorgestrel)
    Pond's Chemicals, Philippines
  • Zenchent Fe (Ferrous Fumarate and Ethinylestradiol, + Norethisterone)
    Actavis, United States


JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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