Ferixym 500 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Ferixym Injection
Ferixym 500 mg Injection is used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
Ferixym Injection side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Black/dark colored stools
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
How to use Ferixym Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Ferixym Injection works
Ferixym 500 mg 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.
Ferixym Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ferixym 500 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Ferixym 500 mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel dizzy, confused or light-headed after being given Ferixym 500 mg Injection. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ferixym 500 mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Ferixym 500 mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Ferixym Injection?
If you miss a dose of Ferixym 500 mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

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  • Your doctor has prescribed Ferixym 500 mg Injection 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 500 mg Injection.
  • 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 500 mg Injection 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 500 mg 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

Questions Related to Ferixym

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Kindly advise on my report. Thank you
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Dear PATIENT you for sharing your reports with me. Your hemoglobin level along with iron and transferrin saturation is low, this suggests you are having iron deficiency anemia. For this, You should take a diet rich in green leafy vegetables, spinach, jaggery etc which are rich sources of iron. You can also take Tablet Feosol once a day for at least a month. Your vitamin D level is also low, for this you can have calcirol sachet in milk once a week for at least 6 weeks. Your ALT and AST level is also high, for this you can get a USG abdomen done.
Are my reports normal in regards with blood sugar, vitamin D3 & thyroid? Nd also I had taken a package and was informed that the doctors consultation is included in it.
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Dear PATIENT you for sharing your reports with me. It suggests the following things : 1. Your hemoglobin along with iron is low, which suggests you may have iron deficiency anemia. For this, you should take a diet rich in iron like green leafy vegetables, paalak, jaggery etc. You can also start iron tablet. Your vitamin D 3 level is low, for this you can have calcirol sachet in milk once a week for at least 6 weeks. Your HbA1c level is marginally high, get a fasting and post prandial blood glucose done as well.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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Zydus Tower, Satellite Cross Roads,Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India.
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1 Injection in 1 vial
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