Ferrous sulfate dihydrateProduct ingredient for Ferrous sulfate anhydrous

Name
Ferrous sulfate dihydrate
Drug Entry
Ferrous sulfate anhydrous

Iron deficiency anemia is a large public health concern worldwide, especially in young children, infants, and women of childbearing age.4 This type of anemia occurs when iron intake, iron stores, and iron loss do not adequately support the formation of erythrocytes, also known as red blood cells.8

Ferrous sulfate is a synthetic agent used in the treatment of iron deficiency. It is the gold standard of oral iron therapy in the UK and many other countries.14,18

Accession Number
DBSALT002463
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
Ferrous sulfate / Ferrous sulphate dihydrate / Iron sulfate dihydrate / Iron(II) sulfate dihydrate
UNII
G0Z5449449
CAS Number
10028-21-4
Weight
Average: 187.93
Monoisotopic: 187.907795
Chemical Formula
FeH4O6S
InChI Key
KFJBRJOPXNCARV-UHFFFAOYSA-L
InChI
InChI=1S/Fe.H2O4S.2H2O/c;1-5(2,3)4;;/h;(H2,1,2,3,4);2*1H2/q+2;;;/p-2
IUPAC Name
lambda2-iron(2+) ion dihydrate sulfate
SMILES
O.O.[Fe++].[O-]S([O-])(=O)=O
External Links
ChemSpider
13539199
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
logP-0.84ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Acidic)-3ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count4ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area80.26 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity11.53 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability5.81 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterNoChemAxon
Veber's RuleNoChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleNoChemAxon