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Ferrous Fumarate (Code C61763)

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Preferred Name: Ferrous Fumarate

Definition: The fumarate salt form of the mineral iron. Administration of ferrous fumarate results in elevation of serum iron concentration, which is then assimilated into hemoglobin, required for the transport of oxygen, or trapped in the reticuloendothelial cells for storage. This agent is used as a dietary supplement, and to prevent or treat iron deficiency related syndromes.

Label: Ferrous Fumarate

NCI Thesaurus Code: C61763 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0060276  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Ferrous Fumarate

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 141-01-5 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
UMLS CUI C0060276

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Chemical_Formula C4H2O4.Fe
code C61763
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name Ferrous_Fumarate
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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