Iron Compounds

Ferric compounds are developed for the management of anemia. Nowadays Syntex produces ferrimanitol ovoalbumin (FMOA), an iron derivative for oral administration providing good absorption and which is not irritating to the digestive tract. Syntex has also developed a soy ferric protein (SFP), chondroitin sulfate-iron complexes, sodium gluconate ferric complexes and iron sacarose.