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 comparative results among the different iron supplements revealed that the commercial ferrous gluconate source (brand H) provided the most bioavailable iron followed by brand G.
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Some iron forms, such as ferrous sulfate, ferrous gluconate and ferrous lactate, are water-soluble and highly bioavailable.
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.
GRAS Ingredients: Calcium citrate, copper gluconate, ferrous fumarate, ferrous gluconate, ferrous lactate, magnesium phosphate dibasic, manganese citrate, manganese sulfate, manganese gluconate, zinc glucoante