What is Iron Polysaccharide-Ferrous Fumarate?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Tandem

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Iron polysaccharide and ferrous fumarate are iron salts used in combination for the prevention and treatment of iron-deficiency anemias.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Iron Deficiency Anemia 5 3
Anemia 2 0
General health 2 1
Iron deficiency 1 1
Support nutritional health 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Iron Polysaccharide-Ferrous Fumarate

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Iron Polysaccharide-Ferrous Fumarate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Expense 1
See all 4 patients who’ve stopped taking Iron Polysaccharide-Ferrous Fumarate

Duration

Stopped taking Iron Polysaccharide-Ferrous Fumarate

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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There are no evaluations for Iron Polysaccharide-Ferrous Fumarate.