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Venofer Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Venofer (iron sucrose).

Major

Ferrous salts (applies to Venofer) hemoglobin abnormalities

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: 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.

References

  1. "Product Information. Infed (iron dextran)." Schein Pharmaceuticals Inc
  2. "Product Information. Venofer (iron sucrose)." American Regent Laboratories Inc (2001):

Venofer drug interactions

There are 27 drug interactions with Venofer (iron sucrose).


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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
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.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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