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Ferrous Glucoheptonate

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Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Name

D-glycero-D-gulo-Heptonic acid, iron(2+) salt (2:1)

Foreign Names

  • Eisen(II)-digluceptat (German)
  • Heptogluconate ferreux (French)
  • Hierro(II) gluceptato (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Eisen heptogluconat (IS)
  • Ferrous Gluceptate (IS)

Brand Names

  • Egestan Hierro (Ferrous Glucoheptonate and Folic Acid)
    Elea, Argentina
  • Normovite (Ferrous Glucoheptonate and Folic Acid)
    Normon, Spain


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