Iron Sucrose 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.
Sucrofer 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 Sucrofer Injection administered?
Sucrofer 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 Sucrofer Injection.
Q. Can I take Sucrofer Injection for anemia and iron deficiency?
Yes, Sucrofer Injection can be taken for iron deficiency anemia and iron deficiency. However, its use for other types of anemia is not recommended. Take Sucrofer Injection in the dose and duration advised by your doctor.
Q. What types of food items should I take other than Sucrofer 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 Sucrofer Injection increase weight?
Yes, Sucrofer 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 29th Sep 2021. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.