FERROUS SULFATE by Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation
Medically reviewed on April 3, 2018
Dosage form: elixir
Ingredients: FERROUS SULFATE 220mg in 5mL
Labeler: Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation
NDC Code: 53807-177
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Ferrous Sulfate 220 mg (44 mg of elemental Iron)
a therapy for simple iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia
occasional gastrointestinal discomfort such as nausea dose related bowel effects (such as constipation or diarrhea), gastrointestinal effects may be minimized by the administration with or immediately after meals and bowel effects reduced by giving the minimum effective dosage.
- more than directed
The treatment of any anemic condition should be under the advice and supervision of a physician
taking oral Tetracycline antibiotics. Oral iron products interfere with absorption of oral tetracycline antibiotics. These products should not be taken within two hours of each other.
- may occasionally cause constipation or diarrhea
- may cause temporary staining of the teeth (this is less likely when diluted)
ask a health professional before use.
Contains iron, which can be harmful or fatal to children in large doses. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
quickly induce vomiting, then feed eggs and milk until gastric lavage can be done. Lavage with 1 percent Sodium Bicarbonate and administer an iron chelating agent (such as deferoxamine mesylate) BAL should not be used. Gastric lavage should not be performed after the first hour because the danger of perforation due to gastric necrosis. Measures to combat shock, dehydration, blood loss and respiratory failure may be necessary.
Mix with water or fruit juice to avoid temporary staining of the teeth, do not mix with milk or wine-based vehicles
|Adults and children 12 years of age and over||1 teaspoonful daily, or as directed by a physician|
|Children under 12 years of age||Consult a physician|
citric acid, FD & C yellow #6, flavor, sodium benzoate, sucrose and water.
- Store in tight, light-resistant container at room temperature
ferrous sulfate elixir
|Labeler - Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation (144679156)|
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