Read the side effects of Iron Dextran as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
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.
Brown skin and/or underlying tissue discoloration (staining), bluish, flushing, itching, unusual bleeding, rash, sweating and hives.
Abdominal pain, altered taste, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.
Blood in urine.
Increase in white blood cells and swollen lymph nodes.
Atrophy/fibrosis at injection site, inflammation, inflammation of vein, pain/soreness at or near IM injection site, sterile abscess and swelling.
Joint pain, inflammation of joints, backache and muscle pain.
Asthma, difficulty in breathing, respiratory arrest and wheezing.
Serious allergic reaction which may cause death, chills, dizziness, fever, headache, malaise, nausea and vomiting.
Other Precautions :
*Avoid using contaminated solution of this medication.