Iron Poisoning (Overdose) In Children Topic Guide

Iron Poisoning (Overdose) In Children Iron Poisoning (Overdose) In Children: Acute iron poisoning usually occurs in children less than 6 years of age. Symptoms of iron poisoning in a child include severe vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and dehydration. If a person suspects a child has swallowed iron pills, they should take the child to an emergency department immediately.

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ferrous sulfate Ferrous Sulfate

Ferrous sulfate is a type of iron. You normally get iron from the foods you eat. In the body, iron helps your blood carry oxygen to tissues and organs and he...learn more »

deferoxamine Deferoxamine

Deferoxamine binds to iron and removes it from the bloodstream...learn more »