This section is from the "A Handbook of Useful Drugs" book, by State Medical Examining and Licensing Boards.
These are popularly known as Blaud's pills. They consist of ferrous carbonate, potassium sulphate and sugar, with a smaller proportion of tragacanth and althea to make a mass. Each pill represents approximately 0.06 gm. or 1 grain of ferrous carbonate. They should be made fresh when wanted.
Dosage: 2 pills.