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Who gets acute iron poisoning?

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Acute iron poisoning mainly involves children under age 6 who swallow pediatric or adult vitamins containing iron. These children may not be able or willing to tell you what and how much they swallowed.

Iron salt can also cause iron poisoning and is available in multiple preparations. For instance, ferrous sulfate is available as drops, syrup, elixir, capsules, and tablets.

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Merck Manual. Iron Poisoning

Reviewed by Louise Chang on April 14, 2018

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Merck Manual. Iron Poisoning

Reviewed by Louise Chang on April 14, 2018

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