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Possible Interaction: Ferrous Fumarate and Vitamin C


Ferrous Fumarate


Vitamin C

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

In study 2, Fe absorption was compared from ferrous fumarate-fortified meals with and without ascorbic … added at a 4:1 molar ratio (relative to fortification Fe) and the results showed that ascorbic acid increased Fe absorption from ferrous fumarate significantly (6.3 v. 10.4 %, P=0.02).
The British journal of nutrition  •  2003  |  View Paper
Ferrous fumarate plus ascorbic acid was absorbed better than ferrous fumarate alone but no better than ferrous sulphate.
British medical journal  •  1969  |  View Paper
CONCLUSION The present study shows that a combination of ferrous fumarate 200 mg and ascorbic acid 500 mg per day accelerates timing of hemoglobin and red blood cell indices in recovery to the level of before blood donation in female regular blood donors.
Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet  •  2013  |  View Paper
The effectiveness of AA in promoting absorption from less soluble compounds, such as ferrous fumarate and elemental iron, requires further investigation.
International journal for vitamin and nutrition research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Vitamin- und Ernahrungsforschung. Journal international de vitaminologie et de nutrition  •  2004  |  View Paper