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Ferrous fumarate is a type of iron. You normally get iron from the foods you eat. In your body, iron becomes a part of your hemoglobin (HEEM o glo bin) and myoglobin (MY o glo bin). Hemoglobin carries oxygen through your blood to tissues and organs. Myoglobin helps your muscle cells store oxygen.

You should not use ferrous fumarate if you are allergic to it, or if you have:

What is Ferrous Fumarate (Hemocyte) used for?

Ferrous fumarate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if this medicine is safe to use if you have ever had:

Ferrous fumarate is used to treat iron deficiency anemia (a lack of red blood cells caused by having too little iron in the body).

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Kaisi, M., Ngwalle, E. W., Runyoro, D. E., and Rogers, J. Evaluation of tolerance of and response to iron dextran (Imferon) administered by total dose infusion to pregnant women with iron deficiency anemia. Int.J.Gynaecol.Obstet. 1988;26(2):235-243. View abstract.

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There are many forms of iron supplements which contain different amounts of elemental iron: 1 gram of ferrous gluconate = 120 mg elemental iron (12% iron); 1 gram of ferrous sulfate = 200 mg elemental iron (20% iron); 1 gram of ferrous fumarate = 330 mg elemental iron (33% iron). The effectiveness and side effects are similar for these different forms when used in equal doses of elemental iron.

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