How do I properly handle ferrous sulfate and folic acid?

Carefully follow the directions on the label of ferrous sulfate and folic acid supplement. Proper handling and storage includes:
  • Store at room temperature. This is between 59 and 86 degrees F 
  • Keep away from light and moisture
  • Don’t store in the bathroom
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Don’t flush or pour down the toilet or any drains
  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist how to safely discard when expired or no longer needed

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