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Drug information on FERRI INJ amp® (Iron Dextran) from Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Shweiz)


Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Shweiz)
Generic : Iron Dextran
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Drug Name : Iron Dextran

Iron Dextran(Infed) generic FERRI INJ amp® is an essential mineral, prescribed for anemia or iron deficiency, megaloblastic anemia as an astringent. It helps in oxygen transportation in the body.
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Other Trade Names for Iron Dextran

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International : 

Infed, Dexferrum,Infufer
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

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Medical Condition(s) for which FERRI INJ amp® may be prescribed

Side effects of FERRI INJ amp®

  Heart: Abnormal heart rhythm, slow heart rate, chest pain, chest tightness, high blood pressure, in some people low blood pressure, shivering, shock and fainting.

  Central Nervous System: Convulsions, disorientation, dizziness, headache, uneasiness, numbness, tingling, unconsciousness, unresponsiveness and weakness.

  Skin: Brown skin and/or underlying tissue discoloration (staining), bluish, flushing, itching, unusual bleeding, rash, sweating and hives.

  Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, altered taste, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

  Genitourinary: Blood in urine.

  Blood- Lymphatic: Increase in white blood cells and swollen lymph nodes.

  Local: Atrophy/fibrosis at injection site, inflammation, inflammation of vein, pain/soreness at or near IM injection site, sterile abscess and swelling.

  Musculoskeletal: Joint pain, inflammation of joints, backache and muscle pain.

  Respiratory: Asthma, difficulty in breathing, respiratory arrest and wheezing.

  Miscellaneous: Serious allergic reaction which may cause death, chills, dizziness, fever, headache, malaise, nausea and vomiting.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Dose is calculated depending upon patient’s hemoglobin level and body weight.

How to use FERRI INJ amp®?

It comes as a solution for IV or IM injection, is usually administered by a health care provider.

When is FERRI INJ amp® not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe allergic reactions.

Warnings and Precautions for FERRI INJ amp®

It may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this medication will affect you.

• Monitor hemoglobin, hematocrit ( packed cell volume), blood iron levels, total iron binding capacity (TIBC) levels, or percent saturation of transferrin levels, blood bilirubin and blood calcium level regularly while using this medication.

• Caution needed for pregnant women and children less than 4 yrs.

Other Precautions for FERRI INJ amp®

Avoid using contaminated solution of this medication.

Storage Conditions for FERRI INJ amp®

It is usually handled and stored by a health care provider.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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