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Iron Sucrose Injection USP



IRONSAP™- 5 (Iron Sucrose Injection USP) contains iron. Iron sucrose injection is a type of intravenous iron therapy. This is used to increase the levels of iron in the body. Iron sucrose injection is commonly used to manage iron deficiency anemia in the body. This injection works by increasing iron levels in the body.

Iron plays an important role in the body. As it is necessary for the production of red blood cells and the transport of oxygen in the full body. In iron deficiency, a person may experience symptoms such as fatigue, weakness, and shortness of breath. It helps to alleviate symptoms and improve overall health and well-being. Iron sucrose is a complex of iron and sucrose molecules that helps to restock iron stores in the body. 

Uses of Iron Sucrose Injection

  • Anemia

Iron deficiency symptoms:

  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Troubled breathing
  • Yellow skin
  • Headache 
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Chest pain

Side Effects of Iron Sucrose Injection

  • Blurred vision
  • Difficult breathing
  • Nervousness
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Swelling
  • Pain
  • Bloating
  • Faintness
  • Confusion
  • Sweating
  • Weakness
  • Weight gain
  • Weight loss
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Allergic reactions

Dosage and Administration

The dosage and duration of the treatment will depend on the patient’s health condition. Also depends on the gender, weight, and age of the patient. This injection is not self-administrative. This injection is useful for those who are not enabled to take iron supplements orally. 

Expert Advice for Iron Sucrose Injection

  • Iron Sucrose Injection is prescribed for the treatment of iron deficiency in the body.
  • Do not consume alcohol on the medication of iron sucrose injection. 
  • If you experience any uncommon side effects after taking the injection, kindly visit your doctor. 
  • This injection may decrease your ability to attention, avoid driving until you know how it affects you. 
  • Iron Sucrose injection is safe to use in breastfeeding ladies. The medicine will not pass into the milk. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is iron sucrose injection used for?

Iron sucrose injection is used for the treatment of iron deficiency in the body. Especially in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Is iron sucrose infusion safe?

Iron sucrose is safe to use with appropriate dosage and administration. Excess use of this medication may cause some harmful side effects. 

How much does iron sucrose increase hemoglobin?

The quantity of hemoglobin in iron sucrose will depend on the dosage of the iron sucrose. 

Is iron sucrose injection safe in pregnancy?

Yes, Iron sucrose injection is safe for use in pregnancy. The studies have shown no harmful side effects on the developing baby. 

Is iron sucrose injection safe for kidneys?

An appropriate dosage of iron sucrose is safe for the kidneys. This injection should used with caution in kidney patients. 

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