Discontinuation of Ferrous Lactate Drops and Recommended Therapeutic Alternative and Dosing

Discontinuation of Ferrous Lactate Drops and Recommended Therapeutic Alternative and Dosing

The sole supplier of the paediatric ferrous lactate drops in South Africa is discontinuing the production of this item. Ferrous gluconate 350 mg/ml syrup is however available on the National contract (HP12-2020LQ: Supply and Delivery of Pharmaceutical Liquids, Alcohol, Ether, Glycerin and Methylated Spirits to the Department of Health for the Period from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2023).

Type
Health Circulars
Topic
Essential Medicines List
Language
English
Publisher
National Department of Health
Year
2021