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Liquid and Water Soluble Oral Iron Products: Tooth Staining

Last updated: June 20, 2016
Project Number: RB0999-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the occurrence of tooth staining in patients taking liquid ferrous sulfate?
  2. What is the clinical evidence regarding the occurrence of tooth staining or discoloration in patients taking liquid or water soluble polysaccharide-iron complex?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding the occurrence of tooth staining in patients taking liquid ferrous sulfate, or liquid or water soluble polysaccharide-iron complex.