Ferixym 500mg Injection

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Ferixym 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Iron deficiency anemia, Anemia due to chronic kidney disease
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Medicine Overview of Ferixym Injection

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Uses of Ferixym Injection

Ferixym 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
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Side effects of Ferixym Injection

Common

Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Constipation, Epigastric pain, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Ferixym Injection

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

How Ferixym Injection works

Ferixym 500mg 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.

In Depth Information on Ferixym Injection

Expert advice for Ferixym Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ferixym to replenish your iron stores and improve symptoms of anemia.
  • It may take a few months before you have seen the full benefit of Ferixym.
  • Your stool colour may become black. Inform your doctor if this happens as the treatment can be changed to reduce side effects.
  • When taken on an empty stomach, Ferixym is absorbed faster. However, you should take it with food if you experience side effects such as an upset stomach or nausea.
  • Avoid taking Ferixym with milk, coffee, antacids, or calcium supplements as they can reduce the amount of medicine absorbed.
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Ferixym Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Ferixym Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ferixym 500mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Ferixym 500mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may feel dizzy, confused or light-headed after being given Ferixym 500mg Injection. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ferixym
500mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ferixym
500mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Elphenicol 500mg Tablet, Wocol 250mg Capsule, Idrofos 150mg Tablet, Nocidos 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Iron, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Substitutes for Ferixym

No substitutes found for this medicine
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