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Aftron-S (Iron Sucrose) Drug Price and Information

Aftron-S is a mineral iron, prescribed for iron deficiency anemia especially for kidney failure patients.  It replenishes body iron stores in patients with iron deficiency.

Aftron-S

  Injection
Astraea Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Generic : Iron Sucrose
 250.00
100mg/5mL
5ml
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    Drug Name : Iron Sucrose

    Iron Sucrose(Venofer) generic Aftron-S is a mineral iron, prescribed for iron deficiency anemia especially for kidney failure patients. It replenishes body iron stores in patients with iron deficiency.
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    Medical condition(s) for which Aftron-S may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    IV- The recommended dose is 1000 mg over 2 to 5 minutes infusion, in divided doses within 2 weeks time.

    Side effects of Aftron-S

    Ear : Ear pain.

    Eye : Eye inflammation.

    Gastrointestinal : Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, sensory loss, nausea and vomiting.

    General : Weakness, chest pain, swelling in the leg, fatigue, injection site burning/ pain and fever.

    Infections : Injection site infection, respiratory tract infection and urinary tract infection.

    Metabolic : Excess fluid, gout and increase/decrease in blood sugar.

    Musculoskeletal : Tissue disorders, joint pain/inflammation, back pain and muscle cramp/pain.

    Central Nervous System : Dizziness, headache and decreased sensitivity.

    Respiratory : Increased cough, difficulty in breathing, nose congestion and inflammation of pharynx, nose.

    Skin : Itching and rash.

    Heart : High/low blood pressure.

    How to use Aftron-S?

    It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

    When Should Aftron-S not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with excess iron in the body, other than iron deficiency anemia (eg-Vitamin deficiency anemia, megaloblastic anemia) and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Aftron-S

    It should not be administered via intradermal, subcutaneous and intra muscular routes.

    It may cause dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting, do not drive a car, operate machinery while taking this medication.

    Do not use in children.

    Caution needed in elderly patients and pregnant women.

    Other Precautions for Aftron-S

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Aftron-S

    Store it at controlled room temperature (59° to 86°F). Protect from freezing.


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