Ferric Carboxymaltose

Category: Anemia



Ferric Carboxymaltose 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 side effects for ferric carboxymaltose

I recently had an infusion of 500mil of diluted ferric carboxymaltose 13 days ago. Since then I have experienced sever fatigue and weakness, loss of appetite, difficult bowel movements , unusal anxiety and loss of consciousness. I previously had an infusion of venofer and experienced no side effects. My question is mainly to do with loss of consciousness which was experienced 13 days after the injection. Could a link be made ? Or has there been too much time between the infusion and the said incident? I have another infusion booked and am unsure whether or not to proceed . ## Hello, Emma! How are you doing? I'm very sorry about what you've experienced. The fatigue, loss of appetite, constipation and anxiety are all listed as possible side effects to iron infusions by the FDA. Ho...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ferric Carboxymaltose
  • Injection: 750mg, 750mg Iron/15ml (50mg Iron/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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