Iron Sucrose

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Iron Sucrose (iron sucrose systemic) is a member of the drug class iron products and is used to treat Iron Deficiency Anemia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Names

Iron saccharate

Sucrose, iron complex

Foreign Names

  • Ferri oxidum saccharatum (Latin)
  • Eisen(III)-Saccharose-Komplex (German)
  • Oxyde de fer sucré (French)
  • Hierro sacarosa (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Iron Sucrose (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Saccharated Ferric Oxide (OS: JAN)
  • EINECS 232-464-7 (IS)
  • Eisen(III)-hydroxid-Saccharose-Komplex (IS)
  • Eisen(III)-Saccharat-Komplex (IS)
  • Ferric Hydroxide Sucrose Complex (IS)
  • Ferric Oxide, Saccharated (IS)
  • Ferrivenin (IS)
  • Ferrum oxydatum cum Saccharo (IS)
  • Iron Oxide Saccharated (IS)
  • Iron Saccharate (IS)
  • Iron Sucrose Complex (IS)
  • Iron Sugar (IS)
  • Iron(III) hydroxide Sucrose Complex (IS)
  • Saccharated Iron (IS)
  • Saccharated iron oxide (IS)
  • XI-921 (IS)
  • Eisenzucker (PH: ÖAB 2010, Ph. Helv. 10)
  • Ferri oxidum saccharatum (PH: Ph. Helv. 10)
  • Ferrum oxydatum saccharatum (PH: ÖAB 2010)

Brand Names

  • Alvofer
    Specifar, Greece
  • Anemifer
    Hospital Line, Greece
  • Cheltin
    Roemmers, Peru
  • Complejo de Hidróxido de Hierro en Sacarosa
    Claris, Colombia
  • Dafuten
    Shinlon, Taiwan
  • Dixafer
    Rivero, Argentina; Scalup, Peru
  • Encifer
    Emcure Pharma, Philippines; Emcure Pharma, Thailand
  • Energavit
    Roemmers, Argentina
  • Ensufer
    Nordic, Peru
  • Equi-Iron (veterinary use)
    Nature Vet, Australia
  • Faremio
    Alapis Pharma, Greece
  • Farris
    Aamorb, India
  • Fe-Back
    Nang Kuang Pharma, Thailand
  • Fe-Lib
    A.I.P.N, Taiwan
  • Felix
    Elpen, Greece
  • Fer Actavis
    Actavis, France
  • Fer Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Fer Sandoz
    Sandoz, France
  • Ferich
    Pharmosa, Taiwan
  • Ferion
    Orion, Estonia; Orion Pharma, Sweden
  • Ferisan-S
    Invision, India
  • Feriv
    Ges Genericos, Spain
  • Ferive
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • FerMed
    Medice, Germany; Medice, Austria
  • Feron
    Gland Pharma, Philippines
  • Feronium
    GMP, Georgia
  • Ferosac
    Spimaco, Bahrain; Spimaco, Oman
  • Ferosig
    Signova, India
  • Feroven
    Saiph, Tunisia
  • Ferricure
    Trenker, Belgium
  • Ferrimed
    Nycomed, South Africa
  • Ferrinemia
    Help, Greece
  • Ferrofer
    Nanjing Hencer, Philippines
  • Ferrologic
    Fresenius, Lithuania; Fresenius, Malta; Fresenius, Slovakia; Fresenius Kabi, Estonia; Fresenius Kabi, Georgia; Fresenius Kabi, Slovenia; Fresenius Medical Care, Czech Republic
  • FerroLogic
    Fresenius, Latvia
  • Ferroprol
    Novendia Pahrmaceuticals, Greece
  • Ferroven
    Santa-Farma, Georgia; Santa-Farma, Turkey
  • Ferrovin
    Rafarm, Georgia; Rafarm, Greece; Rafarm, Israel
  • Fymbrium
    Fada, Argentina
  • Hematin IV
    Chalver, Colombia
  • Hemilift
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Hemonia
    Dong Kook, Taiwan
  • Hierro Sacarato
    Comercial Médica, Colombia; GP-Pharm, Peru
  • Hierro Sacarosa Normon
    Normon, Spain
  • Hippiron (veterinary use)
    Ausrichter, Australia; Bio98, Italy
  • Inferose
    Dr. F. Frik, Turkey
  • Ironcrose
    Target Pharma, Greece
  • Microfer
    Micro Labs, India
  • Nefrofer
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Nephroferol
    Suan Farma S.A., Greece
  • Omron
    Gujarat Terce, India
  • Rirone-SE
    Rishab, India
  • Sucro-Fer
    Nephrotech, Greece
  • Sucroven
    Alet Pharmaceuticals, Greece
  • Tetipline
    Taiyo Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Uniron-S
    Unijules, India
  • Venofer D.A.C.
    DAC, Iceland
  • Venofer Lyfjaver
    Lyfjaver, Iceland
  • Venofer
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey; ABL Pharma, Peru; American Regent, United States; Aspen, Australia; Aspen, New Zealand; Combiphar, Indonesia; CTS, Israel; Fresenius, Belgium; Genesis, Greece; Genpharm ULC, Canada; Grupo Farma, Colombia; Lek, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Lek, Slovenia; Luitpold, United States; Mastercare, Chile; Nycomed, Georgia; Renapharma, Norway; Renapharma, Sweden; Roche, Uruguay; Sandoz, Croatia (Hrvatska); Syner-Med, United Kingdom; UCB, China; Uriach-Aquilea, Spain; Vifor, Austria; Vifor, Bulgaria; Vifor, Czech Republic; Vifor, Germany; Vifor, Denmark; Vifor, Dominican Republic; Vifor, Estonia; Vifor, Finland; Vifor, France; Vifor, Guatemala; Vifor, Hong Kong; Vifor, Honduras; Vifor, Ireland; Vifor, Iceland; Vifor, Lithuania; Vifor, Latvia; Vifor, Malaysia; Vifor, Nicaragua; Vifor, Netherlands; Vifor, Panama; Vifor, Philippines; Vifor, Poland; Vifor, Romania; Vifor, Singapore; Vifor, El Salvador; Vifor, Thailand; Vifor, Tunisia; Vifor-F, Italy; Zuoz, Venezuela
  • Venoferrum
    Choong Wae, South Korea
  • Venofor
    Nycomed, South Africa
  • Venotrix
    Alternova, Finland

International Drug Name Search


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