ferrous fumarate

Adult
Uses
  • iron deficiency anemia
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • hemosiderosis or hemochromatosis, allergy to iron
Drug interactions
  • antacids, bisphosphonates, calcium supplements, cholestyramine, levodopa, levothyroxine, quinolones
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • constipation
  • dark stools
  • heartburn
  • nausea
  • vomiting
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
300mg once daily
Source of Suggestion
Suggestion from clinicians (Added on August, 2015)