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General Information on Ferrous Ammonium Citrate

Generic Name : Ferrous Ammonium Citrate

Latest prescription information about Ferrous Ammonium Citrate. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Essential Minerals

Why is Ferrous Ammonium Citrate Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an essential mineral, prescribed for iron deficiency. 

When should Ferrous Ammonium Citrate not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity and iron intolerance.

What is the dosage of Ferrous Ammonium Citrate?

Dose is based on patient’s condition.

How should Ferrous Ammonium Citrate be taken?

It comes as granules to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Ferrous Ammonium Citrate?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of peptic ulcer, severe kidney failure, and any allergy.

What are the side effects of Ferrous Ammonium Citrate?

GI upset, black stools, abdominal discomfort or pain by oral therapy.

What are the other precautions for Ferrous Ammonium Citrate?

• Do not take double the dose to make up the missed dose.
• If the missed dose is close to the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the next dose.

What are the storage conditions for Ferrous Ammonium Citrate?

Store it at room temperature.

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