Active Ingredient(s): Iron Dextran
FDA Approved: * February 23, 1996
Pharm Company: * LUITPOLD
Category: Vitamins & Supplements

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Dexferrum Overview

Iron supplements, also known as iron salts and iron pills, are a number of iron formulations used to treat and prevent iron deficiency including iron deficiency anemia.[1][2] For prevention they are only recommended in those with poor absorption, heavy menstrual periods, pregnancy, hemodialysis, or a diet low in iron.[2][3] Prevention may also be used in low birth weight babies.[2] They are taken by mouth, injecti...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Iron Dextran
  • Injection: 50mg/ml, Eq 100mg Iron/2ml (eq 50mg Iron/ml), eq 50mg iron/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Dexferrum: (2 results)

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  • 0517-0134 Dexferrum 50 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by American Regent, Inc.
  • 0517-0234 Dexferrum 50 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by American Regent, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Iron Dextran or a similar ingredient: (2 results)