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Ferric Carboxymaltose

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Antianemics

Ferric Carboxymaltose - Dosage and How to Use

How should Ferric Carboxymaltose be used?

​Ferric Carboxymaltose is usually given as an infusion into the vein (intravenous).

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

Ferric Carboxymaltose - Additional Information

​Do I need regular monitoring when taking this medication?

  • Healthcare professionals will check your blood pressure, heart rate and for signs of allergic reactions at regular intervals during and after the infusion.
  • Your doctor may do a blood test to check your iron level at your next clinic visit. You may need an extra dose of Ferric Carboxymaltose if your iron level is still low.
  • Updated on Saturday, August 31, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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