Iron deficiency and prophylaxis of folic acid deficiency. Pregnancy.
1 tab daily on an empty stomach.
Hemochromatosis. Hemosiderosis. Pernicious anemia.
May mask pernicious anemia. Monitor hemoglobin, hematocrit, reticulocyte count periodically. Elderly.
Inhibits tetracycline absorption. Aluminum- or magnesium-containing antacids inhibit iron absorption.
Nausea, abdominal discomfort and pain, constipation, diarrhea, masks occult bleeding, black stools.