Generic: ferrous gluconate
an iron product - treats Therapy for anemia after orthopedic surgery, ACE inhibitor-associated cough, Iron deficiency anemia, Anemia of chronic disease, Lead toxicity, Preventing anemia associated with preterm/low birth weight infants, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Preventing iron deficiency in exercising women, Preventing iron deficiency in menstruating women, Treatment of predialysis anemia, Improving cognitive performance related to iron deficiency, and Fatigue in women with low ferritin levels and prevents Prevention of iron deficiency anemia in pregnancy, Prevention of iron deficiency anemia due to gastrointestinal bleeding, and Prevention of iron deficiency after blood donation
This information is based on a professional level monograph edited and peer- reviewed by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration (www.naturalstandard.com): Ethan Basch, MD (Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center); Dawn Costa, BA, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Shaina Tanguay- Colucci, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD (Massachusetts General Hospital); Christine Ulbricht, PharmD (University of Massachusetts); Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration).
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