What is the treatment for ferrous sulfate overdose?

Iron overdose. Usually, an excessive one-time dose of iron washes through your intestines and doesn't cause any side effects other than nausea, vomitina, and diarrhea. Too much iron over many months can cause iron build-up in your body and may require chelation therapy. You need to visit your healthcare provider and get appropriate testing depending on how much iron you have taken.

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What is the definition or description of: Ferrous sulfate overdose?

Ferrous sulfate O/D. An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. "An overdose of ferrous sulfate can be fatal to a child.
Overdose symptoms may include nausea, severe stomach pain, bloody diarrhea, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds, shallow breathing, weak and rapid pulse, pale skin, blue lips, and seizure (convulsions). " > Read more...

My doctor prescribed Ferrous sulfate 325mg. I have below avg iron levels. I ask for treatment for my acne. Will taking this help, fix both problems?

No. Your acne needs to be addressed separately. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerable has not cleared you in a few weeks, get with your physician to add something that will. The oral contraceptive pill may help with both. Spironolactone is a great acne Rx for a woman. Best wishes. Read more...