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Ferrous Sulfate: Oral tablet, gastro-resistant

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Ferrous Sulfate 325mg EC Tab
Ivax Corporation a Division of Teva USA

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What is this medicine?

IRON (AHY ern) replaces iron that is essential to healthy red blood cells. Iron is used to treat iron deficiency anemia. Anemia may cause problems like tiredness, shortness of breath, or slowed growth in children. Only take iron if your doctor has told you to. Do not treat yourself with iron if you are feeling tired. Most healthy people get enough iron in their diets, particularly if they eat cereals, meat, poultry, and fish.

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Ferrous Sulfate: Oral tablet, gastro-resistant
Usage by Gender
70.33%
29.67%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
7.69%
16.48%
25.27%
50.55%
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