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Ferikind-S 100 Injection

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Overview

Introduction

Ferikind-S 100 Injection 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 your body (iron-deficiency anaemia). Iron is needed to produce the red blood cells that carry oxygen around your body.

Ferikind-S 100 Injection is given as injection by your doctor or nurse. You will be watched carefully to make sure you do not have an allergic reaction. Your doctor will decide how much dose you need depending on the cause of your anaemia, it may help to eat a well-balanced diet that has enough iron, vitamins and minerals. Good sources of iron include meat, eggs, raisins, broccoli and lentils.

The most common side effects include vomiting, nausea, dark colored stools, constipation and diarrhea. Most of these usually go away within a short time. If you are bothered by them or they go on for longer, talk to your doctor or nurse.

You should not have this medicine if your anemia is not caused by a lack of iron. Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have rheumatoid arthritis, asthma or other allergies, high blood pressure or liver problems. This may affect your treatment. It is not known whether this medicine is safe for use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding so please take advice from your doctor. You will have tests to check your blood cells and iron levels, monitor your progress and check for side effects. It may be advisable to limit alcohol during treatment.

Uses of Ferikind-S Injection

  • Iron deficiency anemia
  • Anemia due to chronic kidney disease

Side effects of Ferikind-S Injection

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Dark colored stool
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Vomiting
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Constipation
    Try to eat foods which are high in fiber such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals to increase the bulk and consistency of bowel movements. Drink plenty of water or non-alcoholic drinks and stay hydrated to promote healthy digestion. Increasing physical activities such as walking, yoga and regular exercise can also be helpful. If your condition does not improve, you can ask your doctor to prescribe you laxative medicine.
  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.
  • Coping with Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
    Try to change the area of injection and the exact site of injection each time. Apply a cold compress to the injection site. These symptoms are usually mild and should only last a few hours. You can ask your doctor to recommend a medicine if it is bothering you.

How to use Ferikind-S Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Ferikind-S Injection works

Ferikind-S 100 Injection 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 hemoglobin, a substance that gives these cells the ability to transport oxygen.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Ferikind-S 100 Injection.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ferikind-S 100 Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ferikind-S 100 Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ferikind-S 100 Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel dizzy, confused or light-headed after being given Ferikind-S 100 Injection. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ferikind-S 100 Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ferikind-S 100 Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ferikind-S Injection?

If you miss a dose of Ferikind-S 100 Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ferikind-S 100 Injection to replenish your iron stores and improve symptoms of anemia.
  • It may take a few months to see any benefits of Ferikind-S 100 Injection. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Your stool colour may become black. This is normal and only indicates that iron is being absorbed well by your body.
  • Avoid taking Ferikind-S 100 Injection with milk, coffee, antacids, or calcium supplements as they can reduce the amount of medicine absorbed.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

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Iron deficiency anemia, typhoid
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
What medicine u taking for thatSince when u have these problem
H.B is just 7 gram not improving iron not suitable
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for blood test. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment.Just to give you idea i am giving examples of diseases where anemia is presentCongenital dyserythropoietic anemia Diamond-Blackfan anemia G-6-PD deficiency Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), congenital or acquired Iron refractory iron deficiency anemia (IRIDA) Nutritional iron deficiency Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria Pure red cell aplasia Rheumatoid arthritis Sideroblastic anemia Unstable hemoglobinopathies Hookworm infection Hypothyroidism Myelodysplastic syndrome Myelofibrosis Systemic lupus erythematosus Thalassemia Thalassemia intermedia Pyruvate kinase deficiency
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