Aristoferon® is a syrup preparation of ferrous sulphate. It is indicated for iron deficiency anemia. Iron has significant role in hemoglobin synthesis, oxygen transport and in controlling fatigue.
Initial therapeutic dose: 3-4½ teaspoonful daily in divided doses or as prescribed by the physician.
Maintenance dose: 1½ teaspoonful daily, but if needed up to 1.8g (9 teaspoonful) daily can be given.
Under 1 year: ¼ th teaspoonful thrice daily or as directed by physician
1-5 years: 1 teaspoonful thrice daily
6-12 years: 1½ teaspoonful twice daily.