What is Ferrlecit?

Sodium ferric gluconate complex (brand name Ferrlecit by Sanofi), is an intravenously administered iron product indicated in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia. It is frequently used in patients undergoing hemodialysis, those undergoing erythropoietin therapy, and/or patients who have chronic kidney disease.

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I was given a full dose of iron Ferrlecit,125mg in an IV. I was only to have half of that dose,per my Rematologist.T,hef,,ion nurse made a mistake,...

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The serious adverse reaction rate to intravenous high-molecular-weight iron dextran (old parenteral iron preparation) is 0.7%.


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Today I received the fourth of five Ferrlecit iv infusions. Half way through the infusion, I noted phlebitis, no pain at that time. Infusion was...

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Ideally all venous extravasations should be reported to the doctor &...

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I'm currently getting Ferrlecit iron infusions for chronic anemia, I notice I have more joint pain now than before the infusions. I had a...

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When iron infusion or injections are given, there develops few side effects of iron therapy.
These are...

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