Disease Information for Ferrous/Iron Salts (oral dose) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Swelling/Puffy
Dizzy on Standing/Giddy Response
Low Blood Pressure
Orthostatic drop in blood pressure
Yellow skin discoloration
Black stool/guiaic negative
Constipation Children
Constipation in Elderly
Dark/Black Melena Stool
Nausea
Stool color/appearance abnormal
Vomiting
Decreased taste ability/Hypoguesia
Loss of Taste
Coca-Cola dark (coffee colored) urine
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Anemia
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
URINE Color Brown
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Ferritin, serum (Lab)
Iron, serum (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
Bone Marrow/Iron stores/increased
Bone Marrow/RES iron increased
X-RAY
Xray/Radiopaque material/pills in gut/ABD
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Constipation
Drug induced Constipation
Hypotension
Obstipation
Orthostatic syncope Hypotension
Toxic hepatitis
Iron Overload
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-anemia/hematinic medication (example)
DRUG/Dangerous for kids (10Kg)/Very
DRUG/Vitamin/minerals supplements (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Third spacing fluid shift
Pathophysiology/Volume redistribution
Pathophysiology/Decreased absorption thyroxin/exog
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/NOT well-adsorbed by activated charcoal
TOXIN/Third spacing/Hemoconcentration
Synonyms
Synonym
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Definition

Mixed group including edeta chelated, fumarate, dextran etc and gluconate based on elemental iron as ferrous sulfate; more absorption if given with vitamin C; always constipating

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