FERROUS salts/FOLIC acid oral


Indications

– Prevention of iron and folic acid deficiency, mainly during pregnancy
– Treatment of iron-deficiency anaemia

Forms and strengths

– Tablet of 185 or 200 mg ferrous fumurate or sulfate (60 or 65 mg of elemental iron) + 400 micrograms folic acid (vitamin B9)

Dosage

– See adult dosage of ferrous salts

Remarks

– This fixed-dose combination is not effective for the treatment of folic acid deficiency because of its low dose.
– Storage: below 25 °C -