Medication Description: Ferrous Sulfate Iron (Ferrosi sulfas)
IRON ORGANIC SULFATE (Ferrosi sulfas).
Synonyms:. Ferrous sulfate, blue vitriol, Ferrum sulfuricum oxydulatum.
Prismatic transparent crystals of a bluish-green color or crystalline pale green powder. Soluble in 2, 2 parts of water to form a greenish solution of astringent taste, slightly acidic reaction.
Doses for adults 0.3 - 0.5 g 3 - 4 times a day.
Take after meals.
Storage: in well-sealed jars in a bright place (to avoid the transition of iron to the oxide form).
Rp .: Ferrosi sulfatis 0.5
DtdN 20 in caps. gel.
S. 1 capsule 3 times daily after meals
Sulfate of ferrous iron in its pure form is rarely used, but it is part of a number of iron-containing complex preparations.
In small quantities (10 mg) it is a part of some combined multivitamin tablets (see Glutamevit, Complivit, Oligovit, etc.).