What is Slow Release Iron?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Ferrous sulfate

Slow Release Iron is a brand name for ferrous sulfate, an iron salt.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Slow Release Iron

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Slow Release Iron

Dosage Patients
350 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Slow Release Iron

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Slow Release Iron

Duration

Currently taking Slow Release Iron

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Slow Release Iron

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
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1 patient evaluation for Slow Release Iron

Aug 23, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for iron deficiency anemia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 95 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: low rbc, low hgb, low hct, depressed--too much effort to unwrap child safe tablets

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