ferrous gluconate

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ferrous

 [fer´us]
containing iron in its plus-two oxidation state, Fe(II) (sometimes designated Fe2+).
ferrous fumarate an oral iron preparation used in the treatment of iron deficiency.
ferrous gluconate a hematinic that is less irritating to the gastrointestinal tract than other hematinics, and generally used as a substitute when ferrous sulfate cannot be tolerated.
ferrous sulfate the most widely used hematinic for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia. It is believed to be less irritating than equivalent amounts of ferric salts and is more effective.

All iron preparations should be administered after meals, never on an empty stomach. The patient should be warned that the drugs cause stools to turn dark green or black. Overdosage may cause severe systemic reactions.

ferrous gluconate

An iron compound used in the treatment of iron deficiency ANAEMIA. A brand name of a formulation with FOLIC ACID and vitamin C is Ferfolic SV.

ferrous

containing iron in its plus-two oxidation state, Fe(II) (sometimes designated Fe2+).

ferrous fumarate
the anhydrous salt of a combination of ferrous iron and fumaric acid; used as a hematinic.
ferrous gluconate
a hematinic that is less irritating to the gastrointestinal tract than other hematinics, and generally used as a substitute when ferrous sulfate cannot be tolerated.
ferrous selinite
is insoluble and soils rich in iron oxide tend to be nontoxic because of the formation of this compound.
ferrous sulfate
the most widely used hematinic for the treatment of iron-deficiency anemia. It is believed to be less irritating than equivalent amounts of ferric salts and is more effective.
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The team's initial product offerings to primary care providers (PCPs) include BINOSTO (alendronate sodium) effervescent tablets for oral solution, Ferralet 90 (90 mg dual-iron delivery), Uribel (methenamine, sodium phosphate monobasic, phenyl salicylate, methylene blue, hyoscyamine sulfate), and Prednisolone Sodium Phosphate Oral Solution (25 mg prednisolone base per 5 mL).
The patented formulation is incorporated in CitraNatal Harmony, CitraNatal Assure, CitraNatal 90 DHA, CitraNatal DHA, CitraNatal B-Calm, and CitraNatal basic(TM) as well as Mission's Ferralet 90 prescription iron supplement.
We have successfully asserted the '247 patent in the past, and will continue to protect the patented formulation incorporated in CitraNatal Assure, CitraNatal 90 DHA, and CitraNatal B-Calm, as well as Mission's Ferralet 90 prescription iron supplement, with equal vigor against any generic intrusion," adds Cusenbary.
This ruling preserves Mission Pharmacal's exclusive use of the formulation featured in the CitraNatal and Ferralet 90 products until 2020.
In addition, Mission Pharmacal is currently working to add a recently acquired, dual-iron technology into the existing CitraNatal family of prescription prenatal vitamins, including CitraNatal B-Calm, as well as Ferralet 90, a prescription oral iron supplement for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia.
Smith's will join the company's other prescription and over-the-counter brands focused on the unmet needs of women, especially moms, which include the CitraNatal family of prescription prenatal vitamins, Ferralet 90 prescription iron therapy, Calcet calcium supplement and Thera-Gesic pain relieving cream.
Ferralet 90 contains 90 mg of carbonyl iron as well as essential vitamins and minerals to help patients replenish iron stores in an effective, safe and tolerable manner.
The good news is that new IDA supplements, such as Ferralet 90, that are effective and tolerable can help restore iron levels back into normal range.
Women with IDA may better tolerate Ferralet 90 over other traditional iron supplements.
Ferralet 90 also contains vitamin C to further aid in iron absorption, folic acid to bolster red blood cell development and vitamin B12 to support red blood cell generation.
Ferralet 90 is indicated for the treatment of all anemias that are responsive to oral iron therapy.