IDT Biologika


Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Ferric carboxymaltose
Fe deficiency when oral Fe prep are ineffective or cannot be used.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IV inj/infusion/during hemodialysis session undiluted directly into the venous limb of the dialyser Max of single dose: 15 mg Fe/kg for IV inj or 20 mg Fe/kg for IV infusion. Max recommended cumulative dose: 1,000 mg Fe/wk (20 mL). Hb ≥14 g/dL & ≥8.7 mmol/L weighing ≥70 kg, 35 kg to <70 kg, <35 kg 500 mg. Hb 10 to <14 g/dL & 6.2 to <8.7 mmol/L weighing ≥70 kg 1500 mg, 35 to <70 kg 1,000 mg, <35 kg 500 mg. Hb <10 g/dL & <6.2 mmol/L weighing ≥70 kg 2,000 mg, 35 kg to <70 kg 1,500 mg, <35 kg 500 mg. Haemodialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease Single max daily dose: 200 mg Fe daily.
Hypersensitivity to ferric carboxymaltose & to other parenteral Fe products. Anaemia not attributed to Fe deficiency eg, other microcytic anaemia. Evidence of Fe overload or disturbances in the utilisation of Fe.
Special Precautions
Should not be administered by SC or IM route. Hypersensitivity reactions. Patients w/ known allergies including drug allergies, including patients w/ history of severe asthma, eczema or other atopic allergy; patients w/ immune or inflammatory conditions (eg, SLE, RA). Hypophosphataemia in patients w/ existing risk factors & after prolonged exposure to high-dose IV Fe. Avoid in patients w/ hepatic dysfunction where Fe overload is a precipitating factor, ie, Porphyria Cutanae Tarda (PCT); carefully monitor Fe status. Acute or chronic infection, asthma, eczema or atopic allergies. Discontinue treatment in patients w/ ongoing bacteraemia; paravenous leakage. Patients on Na-controlled diet. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Hypophosphataemia; headache, dizziness; flushing, HTN; nausea; inj/infusion site reactions.
Drug Interactions
ATC Classification
B03AC - Iron, parenteral preparations ; Used in the treatment of anemia
Ferinject soln for inj/infusion 50 mg/mL
10 mL x 1's
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