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 elemental 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.

Go to the MIMS iron supplements table

Want news like this straight to your inbox?
Sign up for our bulletins

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in

More from MIMS

Free online vestibular rehabilitation tool 'highly effective' for vertigo symptoms

Free online vestibular rehabilitation tool 'highly effective' for vertigo symptoms

GPs should consider online vestibular rehabilitation...

Drug shortages - live tracker

Drug shortages - live tracker

Added: Evorel and galantamine.
Use our constantly...

Thiazides better than ACE inhibitors as first-line antihypertensives, large-scale analysis suggests
Blood Glucose Testing Strips and Meters

Blood Glucose Testing Strips and Meters

Compatible test strips for blood glucose meters.