iron sucrose


Duopharma (M)


Concise Prescribing Info
Fe (III) hydroxide sucrose complex
Fe deficiency anaemia when there is clinical need for rapid Fe supply, in patients who cannot tolerate or are non-compliant to oral Fe therapy, in active inflammatory bowel disease where oral Fe prep are ineffective.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & elderly 5-10 mL 1-3 times wkly based on Hb level. Childn Not to exceed 0.15 mL/kg 1-3 times wkly based on Hb level. Max daily dose: 10 mL over at least 10 min not >3 times wkly. Patient >70 kg 25 mL in at least 3.5 hr not more than once wkly, ≤70 kg 7 mg/kg in at least 3.5 hr not more than once wkly.
Hypersensitivity. Anaemia not caused by Fe deficiency. Fe overload or Fe utilization disturbances.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity. History of asthma, eczema, other atopic allergies. Acute or chronic infection. Avoid paravenous leakage. Hepatic dysfunction. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Dysgeusia; hypotension, HTN; nausea; inj/infusion site reactions.
Drug Interactions
MIMS Class
Vitamins & Minerals (Pre & Post Natal) / Antianemics
ATC Classification
B03AC - Iron, parenteral preparations ; Used in the treatment of anemia
Ranofer soln for inj 100 mg/5 mL
5 mL x 5 × 1's
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