Muscle cramps, nausea, vomiting, strange taste in the mouth, diarrhea, constipation, headache, cough, back pain, joint pain, dizziness, or swelling of the arms/legs may occur. Pain, swelling, or redness at the injection site may occur. If these effects continue or worsen, tell the doc who precribed the injection.
Severe dizziness or fainting (hypotension) may occur while you are receiving IV iron. This may be helped by giving the medication more slowly or at a lower dose.
Seek medical advice if one has serious side effcts, including: abdominal pain, chest pain, irregular heartbeat (arrhythmias), pressure in the chest, severe headache and blurred vision (hypertension), problems with dialysis access site (graft).
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but get medical help right away if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
Howvere, for more info please seek the advice of your doc who precribed the med, please stay well & safe.
- Iron Sucrose Information for Consumers
- Iron Sucrose Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Iron Sucrose (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 15 Oct 2012 • 1 answer
Posted 27 Mar 2013 • 1 answer
Posted 27 Oct 2014 • 1 answer
Iron Dextran - I just had an iron dextrose infusion yesterday. I had no side effects at all and feel
Posted 2 Jan 2016 • 1 answer
Posted 23 Jul 2016 • 0 answers