Infed (iron dextran) Disease Interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Infed (iron dextran):
Ferrous Salts (Includes Infed) ↔ Hemoglobin Abnormalities
Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility
Applies to: Blood Transfusion, Hemoglobinopathy
There is no excretory mechanism for iron. Iron will correct only hemoglobin abnormalities due to iron deficiency and should not be used to treat conditions such as thalassemia, hemosiderosis, hemochromatosis, normocytic anemia (unless iron deficiency exists), or in patients receiving blood transfusions. Clinical monitoring of erythropoietic function and ferritin levels is recommended.
- "Product Information. INFeD (iron dextran)." Schein Pharmaceuticals Inc, Florham Park, NJ.
Infed (iron dextran) drug Interactions
There are 48 drug interactions with Infed (iron dextran)
Drug Interaction Classification
The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
|Major||Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderate||Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minor||Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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