For infants and children under 4 years of age. Ferrous sulfate iron supplement drops are specially designed to help meet the nutritional needs of growing infant and toddler. One daily dose of these drops provides an excellent source of supplemental iron. Ferrous sulfate iron supplement drops vary in color from colorless to bluish-green to amber. Any color within this range is normal and does not affect product potency. This product comes with a child-resistant cap. Refrigeration not required. Drops are lactose-free and gluten-free.Manufacturer:
HI TECH PHARMACAL CO INC@Upc:
Dosage has changed from 0.6 mL to 1 mL and continues to deliver 15 mg of elemental iron. Fill dropper to prescribed level and dispense with a single firm squeeze of the dropper bulb. The full prescribed dose will be given; it is normal for a small amount of the solution to remain in the tip of the dropper. may be given directly into the mouth or mixed with formula, fruit juice, cereal or other foods to increase your child's acceptance. Ferrous sulfate iron supplement drops should be given immediately after meals. After opening store away from direct light. Keep tightly closed. Store at room temperature 15 - 30 degrees C (59 - 86 degrees F). Temporary discoloration of teeth due to iron drops can be minimized by thorough brushing. Your child's physician is the best source of counsel and guidance in iron supplementation.
1 mL Dropperful: Iron 15 mg; Purified Water; Sorbitol Solution; Sucrose; Ferrous Sulfate; Citric Acid; Alcohol (0.2% v/v); Sodium Bisulfite; Natural and Artificial Lemon Flavor
Patients with a known exposure of more than 40 mg/kg of elemental iron should be referred to a health care facility for medical evaluation and observation. 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.