Oral Iron Supplements for Iron-Deficiency States

Formulations, strengths, doses and costs of iron supplements.

Compare options for the treatment and prevention of iron deficiency with the MIMS iron supplements table.

This table summarises the products available for the prevention and treatment of iron deficiency according to the form of iron: ferrous fumarate, ferrous gluconate, ferrous sulfate, ferric maltol and sodium feredetate. Combination products with folic acid are included.

The formulation (capsule, tablet, syrup, sustained-release tablet or oral solution) and strength (including ferrous iron equivalence) is given for each product, along with the adult dosing and the cost of treatment per 28 days.

Brand names link through to the full MIMS entries for more detailed prescribing information on each product.

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