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Drug information on Rubired-S (Iron Sucrose) from Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Pharma)

Rubired-S

  Injection
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Pharma)
Generic : Iron Sucrose
 218.50
20mg/mL
5ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Rubired-S may be prescribed


Side effects of Rubired-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.

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.

How to use Rubired-S?

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

When is Rubired-S not to 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.

Warnings and Precautions for Rubired-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 Rubired-S

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Rubired-S

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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