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Prior to Ferrlecit administration:

  • Question patients regarding any prior history of reactions to parenteral iron products.
  • Advise patients of the risks associated with Ferrlecit.
  • Advise patients to report adverse reactions associated with the use of Ferrlecit, including hypersensitivity, allergic reactions, dizziness, light-headedness, swelling, and breathing problems [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS and ADVERSE REACTIONS].

Advise patients that Ferrlecit may reduce the absorption of concomitantly administered oral iron preparations [see DRUG INTERACTIONS].

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/31/2011
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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