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WARNING: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.
Iron is best absorbed on an empty stomach; however, occasional gastrointestinal discomfort (such as nausea) may be minimized by taking with meals. Iron-containing medication may occasionally cause black stools, constipation, or diarrhea, which is usually transient and self-limiting.
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
NOTICE: This product is supplied in tamper-evident blisters. Do not use if outer foil is torn or missing.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 8/18/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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