FERROUS SULFATE Ferlum 220 milligram / 5 milliliters 60 milliliters
Generic Name: FERROUS SULFATE
Brand Name: Ferlum
Dosage Strength: 220 milligrams / 5 milliliters 60milliliters
Dosage Form: Elixir Syrup
WHAT IS THE MEDICINE USED FOR?
(Indication) Iron-deficiency anaemia.
HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU USE THIS MEDICINE?
(Dosage) Syr Adult 5-10 mL tid. Childn 2.5-5 mL tid.
(Contraindications) Anemia not due to Fe deficiency, Fe intolerance, inability to absorb Fe or presence of ulcerative colitis, regional enteritis, colostomy, ileostomy or hemochromatosis.
(Precautions) Patients receiving repeated blood transfusions or w/ anemias produced by Fe deficiency. Severe GI corrosion may occur in childn ingesting excessive amount of Fe.
(Side Effects) GI irritation & abdominal pain w/ nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation.
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