Ferrous Sulfate is a prescription medication that is used to treat iron-deficiency anemia caused by having too little iron in the body. Ferrous sulfate is a type of iron that becomes part of your hemoglobin and myoglobin helping your muscle cells to store oxygen.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of ferrous sulfate include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of ferrous sulfate:
What should I do if I miss a dose of ferrous sulfate?
If you miss a dose of ferrous sulfate, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of ferrous sulfate?
Ferrous sulfate is available in a strength of 300mg.