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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Name

A colloidal solution of ferric hydroxide in complex wit partially hydrolyzed dextrin. (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Dextriferronum (Latin)
  • Eisen(III)-hydroxid-Dextrin-Komplex (German)
  • Dextriferron (French)
  • Dextriferron (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dextriferron (OS: BAN)
  • Dextriferron Injection (PH: NF XIII)

Brand Names

  • Ferinject
    Vifor, Estonia
  • Ferrum Lek
    Lek, Lithuania; LEK farmacevtska, Macedonia
  • Ferrum Sandoz
    Sandoz, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Monofer
    Pharmacosmos, Lithuania
  • Referum
    Replek, Macedonia; Replek Farm, Bosnia & Herzegowina


BANBritish Approved Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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