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Ferrous Oxalate

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Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Names

Etanedioic acid, iron(2+) salt (1:1)

Iron, (etanedioato(2-)-kappaO1,kappaO2)-

Oxalic acid, iron(2+) salt (1:1)

Foreign Names

  • Ferrum Oxalicum Oxydulatum (Latin)
  • Eisenoxalat (German)
  • Ferroso oxalato (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ferrox (IS)
  • Iron Protoxalate (IS)

Brand Names

  • Disulone (Ferrous Oxalate and Dapsone)
    Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovakia


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