• Anemias

Anemias:

Indications for Ferrous sulfate elixir:

Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia.

Adult:

May mix with water or fruit juice. 5mL once daily.

Children:

<12yrs: consult physician.

Contraindications:

Hemochromatosis. Hemosiderosis.

Warnings/Precautions:

Monitor hemoglobin, hematocrit, reticulocyte count periodically. Elderly.

Interactions:

Inhibits tetracycline absorption.

Adverse Reactions:

Nausea, abdominal discomfort and pain, constipation, diarrhea, masks occult bleeding, black stools, tooth discoloration (elixir).

How Supplied:

Tabs—120; Caplets—60; Elixir—contact supplier