Active ingredients: Ferrous sulfate

Product name and form

Ferrous Sulfate Tablets 200mg.

Pharmaceutical Form

Coated tablets.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each tablet contains: ferrous sulfate 200mg equivalent to 65 mg ferrous iron.

For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

Active Ingredient

Iron sulphate is a co-factor of various enzymes necessary for the transfer of energy (eg. cytochrome oxidase, xanthine oxidase). Iron is also present in hemoglobin and myoglobin, which are essential for the transport and use of oxygen.

List of Excipients


Stearic acid EP
Magnesium stearate EP
Sodium lauryl sulfate EP
Microcrystalline cellulose EP
Croscarmellose sodium EP


Opaglos HSE
Titanium dioxide EP
Sucrose EP
Calcium carbonate light EP
Acacia SD EP
Purified talc EP
Mastercote white SP0962 (HSE)
Wax polish (HSE)

Pack sizes and marketing

Tamper evident containers made of polypropylene or polyethylene, with polyethylene closures.

Pack sizes: 28, 50, 100, 250, 500 and 1,000.

Marketing authorization holder

Sandoz Ltd, Frimley Business Park, Frimley, Camberley, Surrey, GU16 7SR, UK

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 04416/0216

12 January 1993