Ferrous fumarate is an iron supplement used to treat low iron levels in the blood. This medication should be taken exactly as prescribed. Accidental overdose of ferrous fumarate or any iron supplement can be very dangerous; even fatal.
- Best absorption occurs on an empty stomach.
- Absorption is greater if taken with vitamin C.
- Should be taken with a full glass of water.
- Should be stored at room temperature and away from moisture.