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Ferrous fumarate Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Ferrous fumarate is also known as: Femiron, Feostat, Ferretts Iron, Ferrimin 150, Ferro-Sequels, Ferrocite, Fumasorb, Hemocyte, Ircon, Iron Fumarate, Nephro-Fer

Ferrous fumarate Pregnancy Warnings

Ferrous fumarate has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Human case reports have not revealed evidence of teratogenicity. Ferrous fumarate should be given during pregnancy only when the potential benefits outweigh the potential risks.

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Ferrous fumarate Breastfeeding Warnings

Several reports suggest that iron supplementation during lactation does not significantly affect the total concentration of iron in human milk. Ferrous fumarate administration during lactation is generally considered safe for the infant by most clinicians.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Chromagen Forte (ferrous fumarate)." Savage Laboratories, Melville, NY.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Chromagen Forte (ferrous fumarate)." Savage Laboratories, Melville, NY.

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