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What are the usual side effects of ferrous sulfate?

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Dr. Andrew Pacholyk
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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