Iron Dextran

FDA Approved: * April 25, 1957
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
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".



Iron Dextran 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 Iron Dextran: (1 result)

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  • 51662-1441 Iron Dextran 50 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Hf Acquisition Co LLC, Dba Healthfirst

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