Side effects of ferrous sulfate like feosol?

Iron supplements. Ferrous sulfate can interfere with the absorption of certain medications like thyroid hormone. It also can cause stomach upset, constipation, diarrhea, and achiness. If one takes excessive amounts of iron over long periods of time it can very rarely cause organ damage such as heart and liver failure.

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What are the usual side effects of ferrous sulfate?

Constipation. Mild side effects can include constipation; darkened or green stools; diarrhea; nausea; stomach upset.. More severe side effects can include headache, allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); black, tarry stools; blood or streaks of blood in the stool; fever; vomiting with continuing sharp stomach pain. Read more...

I accidentally took 5 feosol (ferrous sulfate) 65mg. What could happen?

More info at: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Feosol (ferrous sulfate) allergy?

Feosol allergy. Feosol (ferrous sulfate) is supplement used to prevent or treat Iron deficiency. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. Potential adverse reactions include: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/feosol-original-side-effects.html. Read more...

Feosol (ferrous sulfate) iron supplement constipating?

Yes. Try different types of iron since this is a common side effect. Slow release iron is better; adding more kale/spinach/collards are a great source of iron; using fiber, miralax, (polyethylene glycol) magnesium from over the counter to prevent the constipation are options. Read more...

Is feosol (ferrous sulfate) iron supplement a good choice for anemia?

Anemia & iron. Anemia can be caused by different things- bleeding, iron deficiency, vitamin deficiency, related to other chronic disease, related to kidney disease, destruction to red blood cells, bone marrow failure etc. Feosol (ferrous sulfate) iron is one of the good choice only if you have iron deficiency anemia and hopefully can help you- otherwise, you should see md and have further eval to find the cause of your anemia. Read more...

I was prescribed ferrous sulfate (325mg) on May 29th. For 2 weeks the middle of my bottom lip has been dark brown and chapped. Is this a side effect?

Unrelated. The two are likely to be unrelated. You may use an over the counter emollient like Chap-stick for the lip. Keep taking iron. Unrelated to your question: If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. Read more...