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Iron Hydroxide Polymaltose



Iron Hydroxide Polymaltose is used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.

How it works

Iron hydroxide polymaltose belongs to a class of drugs called antianemic agents.  Iron hydroxide polymaltose works by maintaining the iron levels in the body.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Constipation, Epigastric pain, Diarrhoea

Available Medicine

  • ₹100 to ₹2226
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹199
    La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹70 to ₹218
    Gujarat Terce Laboratories Ltd
    4 variant(s)

Expert advice

  • Tell your doctor if you have anaemia due to infection or malignancy or gastrointestinal ulceration, allergies, hepatic or liver insufficiency.
  • Tell your doctor if you experience gastrointestinal (GI) discomfort, nausea while taking iron hydroxide polymaltose.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not take if allergic to iron hydroxide polymaltose or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if suffering from iron overload (e.g. haemochromatosis, haemosiderosis).
  • Do not take if having  disturbances in iron utilization (e.g. lead anaemia, sideroacrestic anaemia, and thalassemia).
  • Do not take if suffering from anaemia not caused by iron deficiency (e.g. haemolytic anaemia).
  • Do not consume if having megaloblastic anaemia due to Vitamin B 12 deficiency.
  • Do not consume if receiving repeated blood transfusion.

Frequently asked questions

Iron Hydroxide Polymaltose


What is ferric hydroxide polymaltose complex?
Ferric hydroxide polymaltose complex is is an iron preparation with non-ionic iron and polymaltose in a stable complex used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia.

Content on this page was last updated on 07 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)