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Iron: Drug formulations (oral and parenteral)

Jonathan M Zand, PharmD BCPS
Section Editor
Stanley L Schrier, MD
Deputy Editor
Jennifer S Tirnauer, MD

Iron preparations for the prevention and treatment of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia are available in several oral and parenteral formulations. Links to the Lexicomp drug information topics are provided below.

For indications for clinical use and additional information on specific agents, refer to the relevant UpToDate topics.


Oral iron: Lexicomp drug information monographs

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Ferrous fumarate: Patient drug information


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