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Injectafer and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Injectafer (ferric carboxymaltose).

Moderate

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

ferric carboxymaltose - hypertension

Transient elevation of blood pressure has been reported in clinical trials in patients receiving ferric carboxymaltose. These elevations generally occurred immediately after dosing and resolved in 30 minutes. Patients should be monitored for symptoms or signs of hypertension following treatment.

References

  1. "Product Information. Injectafer (ferric carboxymaltose)." American Regent Laboratories Inc (2013):

Injectafer drug interactions

There are 28 drug interactions with Injectafer (ferric carboxymaltose).

Injectafer disease interactions

There are 3 disease interactions with Injectafer (ferric carboxymaltose) which include:


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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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