ferrous fumarate


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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 fumarate

An iron salt used to treat iron-deficiency anaemia. Brand names are Fersamal and Galfer. The drug is also formulated in conjunction with folic acid under the brand names Galfer F.A. and Pregaday.

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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Rapid recovery time of hemoglobin level in female regular blood donors with ferrous fumarate and high dose of ascorbic acid supplement.
Harrington M, Hotz C, Zeder C, Polvo GO, Villalpando S, Zimmermann MB, Walczyk T, Rivera JA and RF Hurrell A comparison of the bioavailability of ferrous fumarate and ferrous sulfate in non-anemic Mexican women and children consuming a sweetened maize and milk drink.
However, the Post Hoc Tukey HSD test showed that there was no significant difference between the mean hemoglobin values of patients receiving ferrous sulphate and ferrous fumarate (p>0.
c) Iron, 1 day of iron-deficient diet supplemented with 2 tablets of 65 mg ferrous fumarate (at 0815 and 1145).
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In group 2: Patients received 300 mg ferrous fumarate capsules once a day for 2 weeks which provided 99 mg of elemental iron.
TABLE Representative average wholesale prices * for various iron supplement formulations Iron supplement Generic or group brand name Dosage Ferrous salts Ferrous sulfate Tablet: 325 mg (generic) po tid Ferrous fumarate Tablet: 300 mg (generic) (99 mg iron) po bid Ferrous gluconate Tablet: 325 mg (generic) (36 mg iron) po tid Controlled Slow FE Tablet: 160 mg release (Novartis) (50 mg iron) po tid Ferro-Grad-500 Tablet: 105 mg iron (Abbott) po bid Polysaccharide- Niferex-150 Capsule: 150 mg iron complex (Schwarz Pharma) iron po qd Carbonyl iron Feosol Tablet: 50 mg (SmithKline iron po tid Beecham Iron supplement Cost of 1-month group course Ferrous salts $0.
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