Maltofer Adverse Reactions

iron polymaltose


Vifor Pharma


Zuellig Pharma
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Adverse Reactions
The safety and tolerability of Maltofer were assessed in a meta-analysis of 24 publications or clinical trial reports with a total number of 1473 exposed patients. The most significant adverse drug reactions reported by these trials occurred in 4 system organ classes (see table).
Discoloured faeces is a well known adverse drug reaction of oral iron preparations but it is not considered clinically relevant and is often not reported. Other commonly observed undesirable effects were gastrointestinal disorders (nausea, constipation, diarrhoea and abdominal pain). (See table.)

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