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Sufer XT 100mg Injection

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Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Sufer XT 100mg 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.

Sufer XT 100mg 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 altered taste, hypertension (high blood pressure), nausea, and injection site reactions (such as pain, redness, and swelling). 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.

Uses of Sufer XT Injection

Benefits of Sufer XT Injection

In Iron deficiency anemia

Anemia is a condition where your body does not have enough red blood cells to carry oxygen around your body. If you do not have enough iron from the foods you eat (because of poor nutrition or poor absorption of the mineral), your body will produce fewer red blood cells and can cause anemia. Sufer XT 100mg Injection is an iron replacement product. It can boost your levels of red blood cells and reduce the symptoms of anemia such as tiredness and weakness. This medicine is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse. You should not have this medicine if your anemia is not caused by a lack of iron.

Side effects of Sufer XT Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Sufer XT

  • Taste change
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Nausea
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • High blood pressure

How to use Sufer XT Injection

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

How Sufer XT Injection works

Sufer XT 100mg 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 Sufer XT 100mg Injection.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sufer XT 100mg 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
Sufer XT 100mg 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
Sufer XT 100mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sufer XT 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sufer XT 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Sufer XT 100mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sufer XT 100mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Sufer XT Injection?

If you miss a dose of Sufer XT 100mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Sufer XT 100mg 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. 
     

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No
Therapeutic Class
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Patient Concerns

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Iron deficiency due to which weakness
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
tale orofer xt syrup 10 ml 2 times for 3-4 weeks
I am 6 months pregnant with my second baby. I am taking Fol-xt and celol-XT. Now my doctor advised me to take softeron Z also. Can Fol- XT & softeron Z be taken together. Like Softeron Z is for iron, FOL-XT is for what purpose
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Don't know the trade nameBut one iron is enough
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FAQs

Q. How long can I take Sufer XT 100mg Injection for?

Sufer XT 100mg Injection is used to regulate hemoglobin levels in the human body. It is usually given to patients who have iron deficient anemia or iron deficiency. The doctor may suggest using this medicine till the hemoglobin level becomes normal. Do consult your doctor to understand the usage of this medicine properly.

Q. How is Sufer XT 100mg Injection administered?

Sufer XT 100mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Sufer XT 100mg Injection.

Q. Can I take Sufer XT 100mg Injection for anemia and iron deficiency?

Yes, Sufer XT 100mg Injection can be taken for iron deficiency anemia and iron deficiency. However, its use for other types of anemia is not recommended. Take Sufer XT 100mg Injection in the dose and duration advised by your doctor.

Q. What types of food items should I take other than Sufer XT 100mg Injection?

You can consume food items that are rich in iron content (like red meat, pork, poultry and seafood). Other food items which contain rich iron content include beans, dark green leafy vegetables (like spinach), peas, dried fruit (raisins and apricots), iron-fortified cereals, breads and pastas. You can also try iron supplements (tablets or capsules) available at pharmacy stores for iron deficient anemia.

Q. Does Sufer XT 100mg Injection increase weight?

Yes, Sufer XT 100mg Injection can increase weight. Exercise regularly and take a balanced diet that includes whole grains, fresh fruits, vegetables and fat-free products. You should consult your doctor if you need any further help to manage your weight.

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