Enfamil® Fer-In-Sol® (Liquid) Ferrous Sulfate Oral Solution U.S.P.

Enfamil® Fer-In-Sol® (Liquid) Ferrous Sulfate Oral Solution U.S.P.

Last Updated: Friday, July 8, 2016

Helps to prevent iron deficiency.
NPN 00762954

  • Indication
    • Helps to prevent iron deficiency.

  • Nutrients
    • Medicinal Ingredients (per 1 mL)
      Iron (ferrous sulfate heptahydrate) 75 mg
      Equivalent to: Elemental Iron 15 mg

      Non-Medicinal Ingredients
      Natural flavouring, citric acid anhydrous, ethyl alcohol, sodium bisulfate, sorbital solution, sugar and purified water.

  • Product forms
    • Format Unit Approximate Product Yield at Normal Dilution Shelf Life Item # Kosher
      Liquid 50 mL Yield Not Applicable to Vitamins 24 Months 1015154 O.U.
  • Preparation of feedings
    • Dosage and Administration
      Use as directed by your physician. For oral use.

      Dosage: For children 0-2 years. Take with food. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications. Dispense slowly into child’s mouth, toward inner cheek.
      Supplementation dose: 0.5 to 1 mL daily or as directed by your physician.
      Therapeutic dose: 2.5 mL daily or as directed by your physician. Divide into three (3) doses and take three (3) times daily.

      Cautions and Warnings:
      At therapeutic dose, some people may experience constipation, diarrhea and/or vomiting.
      Temporary discoloration of the teeth due to this iron liquid can be minimized by thorough brushing.
      Normal appearance of Enfamil® Fer-In-Sol® liquid is colourless, but the colour may vary from blue-green to gold. Any colour within this range does not affect the potency of the product.
      Store at room temperature 15-30°C (59-86°F).

      Side Effects
      While taking iron, stools may appear darker in colour. This is normal and no cause for concern. When iron liquid is given to babies, some darkening of teeth may occur. This is not serious and may be removed by rubbing the teeth with baking soda.

      Precautions
      Use as directed by your physician. For oral use only. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children. There is enough drug in the package to seriously harm a child. Safety sealed bottle. Do not use if seal is broken.

      Adverse Reaction
      Some people may experience constipation, diarrhea and/or vomiting.

      Accidental Overdosage or Intake
      In case of accidental overdose, the physician, Poison Control Center, or hospital emergency should be notified immediately.

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