Ferlin Syrup/Ferlin Drops

Ferlin Syrup/Ferlin Drops Dosage/Direction for Use

Manufacturer:

Amherst Lab

Distributor:

Pediatrica
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
(Note: Dose is based on elemental iron.)
Syrup (Oral Drops): Supplemental (Prophylactic) Dose: Term infants: 1 mg/kg body weight per day up to a maximum of 15 mg/day.
To start no later than 4 months of age and to continue at least through the remainder of the 1st year of life.
Preterm infants: 2 mg/kg body weight per day up to maximum of 15 mg/day.
To start no later than 2 months of age and to continue at least through the remainder of the first year of life.
Therapeutic Dose: 3 mg/kg body weight per day in 3 to 4 divided doses.
Duration of treatment depends on the cause and severity of iron deficiency but in general, approximately 4 to 6 months of oral iron therapy is required to reverse uncomplicated iron deficiency anemia.
Syrup: Supplemental Dose: Equivalent to RDA: 10 to 15 mg daily.
Therapeutic Dose: 3 mg/kg body weight per day in 3 to 4 divided doses.
Duration of treatment depends on the cause of the severity of iron deficiency but in general, approximately 4 to 6 months of oral iron therapy is required to reverse uncomplicated iron deficiency anemia. (See table.)

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