What is the dose of iron for pediatric, how long it should be given????

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Dose of elemental iron is 3 to 6 mg / kg /day in divided doses for three months . Repeat iron profile n hb after 1 month . Supplementing with vit c n iron rich food like green vegetables red meat jaggery eggs. If child is more than 1 year old do deworming too.

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Daily requirement 1mg per kg perday , with maximum of 20mg. In Iron def anemia 6mg per kg per day with food for 3mon.

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4-5 mg/kg/day of ELEMENTAL IRON...3 months

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6 mg / day for 6 months

@Dr. Pushker Bhomia weight factor sir??
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15mg/day not more than 8wks

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