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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ferrous sulfate

n.
A white to blue-green crystalline compound, FeSO4, occurring in nature as various hydrate minerals such as copperas, and used as a pigment, fertilizer, and feed additive, in sewage and water treatment, and as a medicine in the treatment of iron deficiency.
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(9) One study probed into the effects of supplementation with ferrous sulfate or iron bisglycinate chelate on ferritin concentration and reported positive effects in terms of a rise in ferritin concentrations in school children with low iron stores.
Infants and toddlers with suspected iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) should begin treatment with oral ferrous sulfate (3 mg/kg/d of elemental iron).
Three large randomized trials assessed tolerability of controlled-release iron preparations compared with ferrous sulfate. (2-4) The only double-blinded study found a lower rote of nausea and epigastric pain in the controlled-release iron formulation among 1376 blood donors receiving 200 mg/day elemental iron (3.3% vs 6.4%, P < .05, NNH = ~32).
But it's also interesting to look at the forage yields: 2,103 pounds of fescue produced per acre on the plots with litter plus alum, compared with 1,761 pounds per acre on the plots with litter plus ferrous sulfate, 1,647 on the plots with plain litter, and 653 pounds per acre on the plots that didn't get any litter.
[ClickPress, Tue Apr 16 2019] Ferrous sulfate remains an extremely fragmented market.
[USPRwire, Mon Oct 08 2018] Fact.MR has published a recent report on the ferrous sulfate market for the forecast period of 2018 to 2028, which offers cumulative insights on the captivating trends influencing long-term aspects of the industry.
[ClickPress, Mon Dec 17 2018] Ferrous sulfate remains an extremely fragmented market.
Commercially, it is manufactured by oxidizing ferrous sulfate. The largest application of ferric sulfate is in waste water purification.
Summary: The Ferrous Sulfate Market Research Report provides forecast and estimates for each application in terms of Market Size, Share, Trends & Growth.
[ClickPress, Mon Oct 08 2018] Fact.MR has published a recent report on the ferrous sulfate market for the forecast period of 2018 to 2028, which offers cumulative insights on the captivating trends influencing long-term aspects of the industry.