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Ferretts IPS Side Effects

Generic name: iron protein succinylate

Note: This document contains side effect information about iron protein succinylate. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Ferretts IPS.

Applies to iron protein succinylate: oral liquid.


Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • unusual weakness, tiredness, or drowsiness;

  • fast, slow, or irregular heart rate;

  • bloody or black stools;

  • pale or clammy skin;

  • blue discoloration of your lips, nails, or the palms of your hands;

  • a seizure;

  • stomach pain, vomiting; or

  • trouble swallowing.

Common side effects may include:

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to iron protein succinylate: oral liquid.


Gastrointestinal side effects associated with oral iron products have included nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, flatulence, and heartburn.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Ferretts IPS (iron protein succinylate)." Pharmics Inc (2005):

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.