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Hemoford Injection


Overview

Introduction

Hemoford Injection is an iron replacement medicine. 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 anemia). Iron is needed to produce the red blood cells that carry oxygen around your body.

Hemoford Injection is given by slow infusion (drip) into a vein by your doctor or nurse. Your doctor will decide the dose you need and how many injections you should have to improve your anemia. It will also help to eat a well-balanced diet that has enough iron. Good sources of iron include pulses (dal), green leafy vegetables like spinach, beans, eggs, dry fruits, and non-vegetarian foods.

The most common side effects include vomiting, nausea, metallic taste (taste change), hypertension (high blood pressure), stomach pain, headache, and dizziness. Some people may develop a temporary fall in blood pressure (hypotension) if this medicine is given too rapidly. Your doctor will also monitor you for signs of an allergic reaction such as breathlessness, dizziness, feeling uneasy, hives, swelling of face, tongue, and throat, etc. while this medicine is being given. 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.

Side effects of Hemoford Injection

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Taste change
  • Stomach pain

How to use Hemoford Injection

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

How Hemoford Injection works

Hemoford 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 Hemoford Injection.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hemoford Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hemoford 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
Hemoford Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Hemoford Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hemoford Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Hemoford Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hemoford Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Hemoford Injection?

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

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Quick Tips

  • Hemoford Injection is prescribed for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia.
  • It is given as a slow injection into veins or as drip under the supervision of a doctor.
  • You may be asked for regular monitoring of iron level in blood while taking this medicine.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if notice shortness of breath, swelling of face, low blood pressure, itching, or rash. 
     

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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