It is applied to the skin to kill germs, prevent soreness inside the mouth (mucositis) caused by chemotherapy, and treat diabetic ulcers.
Skin irritation, stains and allergic reactions
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Iron may cause your stools to turn black, an effect that is not harmful.
Take this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.
Liquid iron supplements may blacken teeth.
There appears to be no risk when taking this drug during pregnancy.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal drugs you may use, especially: chloramphenicol, methyldopa, other vitamin/nutritional supplements.