Active Ingredient History

Ferrocholinate is a chelate prepared by reacting equal quantities of freshly precipitated ferric chloride with choline dihydrogen citrate. Ferrocholinate is used as a source of iron in iron deficiency anemia. Ferrocholinate absorption is increased by simultaneous administration of ascorbic acid. Absorption reduced by antacids, cholestyramine or proton pump inhibitors (omeprazole, pantoprazole, lansoprazole). The following adverse effects may occur: occasionally, gastrointestinal disorders (stomach pain, nausea, constipation or diarrhea) may appear, which usually disappear quickly after the dose is reduced or, if necessary, after treatment discontinuation. Darkness of stool: it is frequently observed during treatment and is safe for the patient. Allergic reactions may occur, also.   NCATS

  • SMILES: [Fe+3].C[N+](C)(C)CCO.[O-]C(=O)CC([O-])(CC([O-])=O)C([O-])=O
  • Mol. Mass: 348.108
  • ALogP: Missing data
  • ChEMBL Molecules: Missing data
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