"The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved soluble ferric pyrophosphate (Triferic, Rockwell Medical) to replace iron and maintain hemoglobin in adults with chronic kidney disease who are undergoing dialysis.
Patients should be instructed to report all infections directly to their physician and to CSL Behring Medical Affairs at 1-800-504-5434. The risks and benefits of this product should be discussed with the patient. In addition, patients should be instructed to immediately report symptoms of decreased urine output, sudden weight gain, and/or shortness of breath (which may suggest kidney damage) to their physician.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/30/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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