Flashcards in ferrous sulfate Deck (7)
Helps with the formation of of hemoglobin, myoglobin, enzymes. Promotes effective erythropoiesis (producing red blood cells) & transport, utilization of oxygen.
Uses: prevention, tx, of iron defiency anemia due to adequate diet, malabsorption, pregnancy & blood loss.
65 mg 2-4 times daily, do not give with milk
nausea, heart burn, anorexia, constipation, diahrrea
Hemochromatosis (too much iron in body) hemolytic anemia (anemia due to hemolysis, which is the breakdown of red blood cells)
Assess nutritional status, dietary jc, monitor serum iron, total binding capacity, hemoglobin, monitor BM, assess for fatigue, irritability, pallor, HA)
Do not take within 2 hours of other Rx, eggs, milk, cereal, coffee, tea or milk