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Infed Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is iron dextran (Infed)?
- What are the possible side effects of iron dextran (Infed)?
- What is the most important information I should know about iron dextran (Infed)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using iron dextran (Infed)?
- How should I use iron dextran (Infed)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Infed)?
- What happens if I overdose (Infed)?
- What should I avoid while using iron dextran (Infed)?
- What other drugs will affect iron dextran (Infed)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Infed)?
Contact your doctor if you miss a dose or iron dextran.
What happens if I overdose (Infed)?
Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.
Symptoms of an iron dextran injection overdose may include joint pain, chills, dizziness, fever, headache, muscle aches, nausea, and vomiting.
What should I avoid while using iron dextran (Infed)?
There are no restrictions regarding foods, beverages, or activities during treatment with iron dextran unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect iron dextran (Infed)?
Before using iron dextran, tell your doctor and pharmacist about all prescription and over-the-counter medicines that you take, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products, so that your treatment can be monitored for interactions.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about iron dextran injection written for health professionals that you may read.
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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