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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: 4/15/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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