Iron supplements are used to treat iron deficiency and anemia. They increase the number of red blood cells and iron levels in the body.

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Prices for Popular Iron Supplements

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Fer-Iron
(ferrous sulfate)
8
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IRON replaces iron that is essential to healthy red blood cells. Iron is used to treat iron deficiency anemia. Anemia may cause problems like tiredness, shortness of breath, or slowed growth in children. Only take iron if your doctor has told you to. Do not treat yourself with iron if you are feeling tired. Most healthy people get enough iron in their diets, particularly if they eat cereals, meat, poultry, and fish.
poly-iron
N/A N/A See Prices
ferrous gluconate
8
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IRON replaces iron that is essential to healthy red blood cells. Iron is used to treat iron deficiency anemia. Anemia may cause problems like tiredness, shortness of breath, or slowed growth in children. Only take iron if your doctor has told you to. Do not treat yourself with iron if you are feeling tired. Most healthy people get enough iron in their diets, particularly if they eat cereals, meat, poultry, and fish.
Infed
80
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IRON DEXTRAN is an iron complex. Iron is used to make healthy red blood cells, which carry oxygen and nutrients through the body. This medicine is used to treat people who cannot take iron by mouth and have low levels of iron in the blood.
Feosol
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IRON replaces iron that is essential to healthy red blood cells. Iron is used to treat iron deficiency anemia. Anemia may cause problems like tiredness, shortness of breath, or slowed growth in children. Only take iron if your doctor has told you to. Do not treat yourself with iron if you are feeling tired. Most healthy people get enough iron in their diets, particularly if they eat cereals, meat, poultry, and fish.
Injectafer
1,981
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FERRIC CARBOXYMALTOSE (ferr-ik car-box-ee-mol-toes) is an iron complex. Iron is used to make healthy red blood cells, which carry oxygen and nutrients throughout the body. This medicine is used to treat anemia in people with chronic kidney disease or people who cannot take iron by mouth.
Triferic
N/A N/A See Prices
Pur-Absorb
N/A N/A See Prices
Feraheme
768
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FERUMOXYTOL is an iron complex. Iron is used to make healthy red blood cells, which carry oxygen and nutrients throughout the body. This medicine is used to treat iron deficiency anemia in people with chronic kidney disease.
Ferrlecit
107
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SODIUM FERRIC GLUCONATE COMPLEX is an iron replacement. It is used with epoetin therapy to treat low iron levels in patients who are receiving hemodialysis.

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