Every 2nd day 2 ampules. What is the side effects to the body can it cause pain in the body and limbs? How long can I proceed with this treatment? Im getting it every 6 months with 3 pints blood transfusion? How safe is ti?
Muscle cramps are considered a common side effect of Venofer (iron sucrose).
You can find more information on side effects at https://www.drugs.com/sfx/venofer-side-effects.html
Your doctor would be the best person to advise you on your treatment. All drugs have risks (including side effects) and benefits. Drug treatment is a matter of weighing up the risks and the benefits, and your doctor will decide the most suitable course of treatment for you.
Iron treatment is considered safe while iron levels remain within the normal range. Your iron levels should be being monitored through regular blood tests and the dosing adjusted accordingly.
- Venofer Information for Consumers
- Venofer Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Venofer (detailed)
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