Ferrous Sulfate: Feosol (antianemics)

Ferrous Sulfate: Feosol (antianemics)

Generic Name

ferrous sulfate

Trade Name

Feosol

Indication

prevention and treatment of iron-deficiency anemia

Action

Iron is essential for hemoglobin, myoglobin and enzymes, it is transported to organs where it becomes part of iron stores

Therapeutic Class

antianemics

Pharmacologic Class

iron supplements

Nursing Considerations

may cause seizures, hypotension, constipation . . .