PO iron supplementation
Posted by dkwinter

Ferrous sulfate 300 mg PO BID after meals, or ideally with juice on an empty stomach

  • administer 2 hours prior to, or 4 hours after antacids

If not tolerated then change to:

  • ferrous fumarate (Palafer)
  • ferrous gluconate

If no benefit then try:

  • Feramax

If no benefit then consider:


Always suspect occult bleeding in cases of iron-deficiency anemia.