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Ferrous Sulfate

In the US, Ferrous Sulfate (ferrous sulfate 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.

US matches:

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

B03AA07,B03AD03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007720-78-7

Chemical Formula

Fe-S-O4

Molecular Weight

151

Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Name

Iron(2+) sulfate (1:1)

Foreign Names

  • Ferrosi sulfas (Latin)
  • Eisen(II)-sulfat (German)
  • Sulfate ferreux (French)
  • Sulfato ferroso (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Eisen(II)-sulfat, getrocknetes (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ferric Sulfate (PH: USP 38)
  • Ferrosi sulfas (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Ferrosi sulfas desiccatus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ferrous sulfate (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Ferrous sulfate, dried (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ferrous Sulfate, Dried (PH: BP 2016)
  • Sulfate ferreux desséché (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ferrous Sulfate Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Eisen(II)-sulfat-2-Wasser (IS)
  • Ferrum sulfuricum oxydulatum (IS)
  • Iron protosulfate (IS)
  • Iron vitriol (IS)
  • UNII-39R4TAN1VT (IS)
  • Eisen(II)sulfat-Heptahydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ferrosi sulfas (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Ferrosi sulfas heptahydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ferrous sulfate (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Ferrous Sulfate (PH: USP 38)
  • Ferrous Sulfate Heptahydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Ferrous sulfate heptahydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ferrous Sulfate Hydrate (PH: JP XVI)
  • Sulfate ferreux heptahydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Eisen(II)-sulfat-1-Wasser (IS)
  • Eisen(II)-sulfat 1,5-Wasser (IS)
  • Ferrosum sulfuricum sesquihydricum (IS)
  • Ferrum sulfuricum sesquihydricum (IS)
  • Eisen(II)-sulfat-Sesquihydrat (PH: Ph. Helv. 11)
  • Ferrosi sulfas sesquihydricus (PH: Ph. Helv. 11)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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