"The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is ordering stricter warnings and contraindications for the anemia drug ferumoxytol (Ferumoxytol, AMAG Pharmaceuticals), stating that even with current warnings, there have been 79 anaphylactic r"...
Feraheme Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ferumoxytol (Feraheme)?
- What are the possible side effects of ferumoxytol (Feraheme)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ferumoxytol (Feraheme)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving ferumoxytol (Feraheme)?
- How is ferumoxytol given (Feraheme)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Feraheme)?
- What happens if I overdose (Feraheme)?
- What should I avoid while using ferumoxytol (Feraheme)?
- What other drugs will affect ferumoxytol (Feraheme)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Feraheme)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your ferumoxytol injection.
What happens if I overdose (Feraheme)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using ferumoxytol (Feraheme)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
Do not take any vitamin or mineral supplements that your doctor has not prescribed or recommended.
What other drugs will affect ferumoxytol (Feraheme)?
Tell your doctor if you are also taking an oral iron supplement (including ferrous gluconate, ferrous fumarate, or ferrous sulfate). Treatment with ferumoxytol can make it harder for your body to absorb iron supplements taken by mouth.
There may be other drugs that can interact with ferumoxytol. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ferumoxytol.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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