Ferric pyrophosphate (iron) is a water-insoluble Fe compound.
- Used to fortify infant cereals and chocolate-drink powders as it causes no organoleptic changes to the food vehicle.
- Ferric pyrophosphate is an iron replacement product. You normally get iron from the foods you eat. Iron helps your body produce red blood cells that carry oxygen through your blood to tissues and organs.
- Ferric pyrophosphate is used to treat iron deficiency in people with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis.
- To make sure ferric pyrophosphate is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
- liver disease; or
- high blood pressure.
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