"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.
Physicians should consider reminding the patient of the following:
To dilute each packet of powder in 1/2 glassful of water or other liquid and take each dose after a meal.
To take this medicine following the frequency and amount prescribed by the physician. This is especially important if the patient is also taking diuretics and/or digitalis preparations.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/28/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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