Feristar is an iron replacement product. It is used to treat a type of anemia where you have too few red blood cells because you have too little iron in... View More
Uses of Feristar
Side effects of Feristar
How to use Feristar
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Feristar works
Feristar is an anti-anemic medication. It replenishes the iron stores in your body. Iron is vital for the formation of new red blood cells and hemoglobi... View More
What if you forget to take Feristar?
If you miss a dose of Feristar, please consult your doctor.
Iron deficiency anemia, in pregnancy and in non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, hemodialysis dependent CKD patients or periton... View More
Before administering a slow intravenous injection, a test dose of 1 ml (20 mg of iron) should be injected slowly over a period of 1 to 2 minutes. If no ... View More
Adults and the Elderly: Iron-deficiency Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease Hemodialysis-dependent CKD: 100 mg elemental iron IV (injection or infusion ... View More
Iron-deficiency Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease Indicated for maintenance treatment of iron-deficient anemia associated with chronic kidney disease ... View More
The use of Iron Sucrose is contraindicated in patients with evidence of Iron overload e.g. Haemochromatosis, thalassemia or haemosiderosis and in patien... View More
Mode of Action
Iron: Essential component in the formation of hemoglobin; adequate amounts of iron are necessary for effective erythropoiesis; also serves as a cofactor... View More
Iron Sucrose should be administered with caution in patients with asthma, eczema, other atopic allergies or allergic reaction to other parenteral Iron p... View More
>10% Hypotension (36%),Muscle cramps (23%),Headache,Nausea 1-10% Dizziness,Fatigue,Arthralgia,Back pain,Hypertension,Fluid overload,Peripheral edem... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Published studies on intravenous iron sucrose treatment after first trimester of pregnancy not shown adverse maternal or fetal outcomes; avai... View More
May reduce the serum levels of cefdinir; stools may appear red due to the formation of an insoluble iron-cefdinir complex. May reduce the serum levels o... View More