Iron Sucrose

Category: Anemia

Iron Sucrose Overview

Intravenous iron sucrose is a commonly used treatment for iron deficiency anemia. Iron sucrose replaces iron in the blood to foster red blood cell production in patients with chronic kidney disease. Iron sucrose has the trade name Venofer.[1] Contents 1 Chemical structure 2 History 3 Medical uses 4 Risks and side effects 5 References 6 External links Chemical structure The chemical formula of iron sucrose is C12H29Fe5Na2O23. The iron sucrose molecule is a polymer with t...

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Venofer (Iron sucrose) - Sugar substitute?

Does anyone know if the venofer infusion is made with a sugar substitute? I am epileptic and have a sugar substitute seizure trigger among other things. I recently started venofer and have my 4th infusion tomorrow for my anemia. I have had increased seizure activity and headaches, as well as an upset stomach the day after, to where I cannot leave the house. Any info will be helpful. Thank you. ## I didn't find any listed as being in it, according to the manufacturer's website. My husband is allergic to them, so I am always on the look out for them under their various names and forms. Headaches can be a normal side effect, according to FDA reports, the seizure activity is listed as being due to the possibility of being hypersensitive to it. Have you informed your doctor of the is...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Iron Sucrose
  • Injection: 100mg/5ml, 100mg/5ml (20mg/ml), 100mg/5ml(20mg/ml), 200mg/10ml (20mg/ml), 200mg/10ml(20mg/ml), 50mg/2.5ml (20mg/ml), 50mg/2.5ml(20mg/ml), 65mg/3.25ml (20mg/ml), 75mg/3.75ml (20mg/ml), 75mg/3.75ml(20mg/ml), Eq 100mg Iron/5ml (eq 20mg Iron/ml), Eq 200mg Iron/10ml (eq 20mg Iron/ml), Eq 50mg Iron/2.5ml (eq 20mg Iron/ml), Eq 65mg Iron/3.25ml (eq 20mg Iron/ml), Eq 75mg Iron/3.75ml (eq 20mg Iron/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Iron Sucrose: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 51662-1568 Venofer (Iron Sucrose) 20 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hf Acquisition Co LLC, Dba Healthfirst
  • 58607-111 Myferon 150 150 mg/1 Oral Capsule by Martin Ekwealor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Iron Sucrose or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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