FERRIC CITRATE is a Schedule H drug.
Ferric citrate contains iron that binds to the phosphates you take in through food, which helps your body absorb fewer phosphates. This can lower the amount of phosphorus (a mineral) in your blood.Ferric citrate is used to control phosphorus levels in adults with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis.Ferric citrate is also used to treat iron deficiency anemia in adults with chronic kidney disease who are not on dialysis.


FERRIC CITRATE is generally used to treat: Chronic Kidney Failure, Iron Deficiency Anemia, Iron Deficiency
FERRIC CITRATE can address symptoms like: Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Hair Loss, Restless Or Irritability, Shortness Of Breath, Eyes Blurred Vision, Irregular Heartbeat, Nausea, Vomit, Fingers Numbness, Mouth Numbness

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe

How Do I Take It?

FERRIC CITRATE is generally taken With Food.
Route of Administration: Oral


  • You should not use ferric citrate if you are allergic to it.
  • Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets.
  • Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
  • Do not crush or chew a ferric citrate tablet. The pill may discolor your teeth or mouth.
  • Ferric citrate contains iron, which is absorbed and stored by your body while you are taking ferric citrate. To make sure your body is not storing too much iron, you will need frequent blood tests to check your iron levels.
  • You may need to follow a special diet while using ferric citrate. Follow all instructions of your doctor or dietitian.
  • Do not take two doses at one time.
  • Avoid taking other medicines at the same time of day with ferric citrate.

Common Side-Effects

FERRIC CITRATE : Diarrhoea, Cough, Nausea, Vomit, Abdomen Pain, Constipation, Change In Stools, Nervousness, Legs Weakness, Abdomen Discomfort, Black (tar) Colored Stools

Serious Side-Effects

FERRIC CITRATE : Pain, Confusion, Difficulty Breathing, Irregular Heartbeat, Hands Tingling, Feet Tingling

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

Common Drugs with FERRIC CITRATE as Ingredient