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Microfer (Iron Sucrose) Drug Price and Information

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

Microfer

  Injection
Micro Labs Ltd. (Foresee)
Generic : Iron Sucrose
 264.00
100mg/5mL
5ml
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    Drug information on Microfer (Iron Sucrose) from Micro Labs Ltd. (Foresee)

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    Drug Name : Iron Sucrose

    Iron Sucrose(Venofer) generic Microfer 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 Microfer 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 Microfer

    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 Microfer?

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

    When Should Microfer 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 Microfer

    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 Microfer

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Microfer

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


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



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