Iron sucrose


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Fe sucrose or other parenteral Fe products. Anaemia not caused by Fe deficiency, evidence of Fe overload or hereditary disturbances in utilisation of Fe. 1st trimester of pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ immune or inflammatory conditions, acute or chronic infections, history of asthma, eczema, or other atopic allergies. Hepatic impairment. Pregnancy (2nd and 3rd trimester) and lactation. Patient Counselling This drug may cause dizziness, confusion, or lightheadedness, if affected, do not drive or operate machinery. Monitoring Parameters Monitor Hb, haematocrit, serum ferritin, and transferrin saturation periodically. Monitor closely for signs and symptoms of hypersensitivity during and after admin.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Hypotension. Nervous: Headache, dizziness, loss of consciousness, collapse, seizures. CV: Chest pain, peripheral oedema. GI: Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting. Resp: Dyspnoea. Musculoskeletal: Pain in extremity, arthralgia, back pain, muscle cramps. Dermatologic: Pruritus. Others: Inj site reactions.
Potentially Fatal: Anaphylactic reactions.
Drug Interactions
May reduce the absorption of oral Fe preparations.
CIMS Class
Vitamins & Minerals (Pre & Post Natal) / Antianemics
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