Oral iron can interact with various medications and foods. It is important that clinicians ensure their patients are aware of these possible interactions, which have been summarised in the following table.
Oral bisphosphonates (eg, alendronate, clodronate, etidronate, ibandronic acid, risedronate, tiludronate)
- Australian Medicines Handbook. Adelaide: Australian Medicines Handbook Pty Ltd, 2016.
- National Prescribing Service. NPS News 70: Iron deficiency anaemia. Published 1 October 2010.