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Iron Sucrose

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Iron Sucrose (iron sucrose systemic) is a member of the drug class iron products and is used to treat Iron Deficiency Anemia.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Category

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Names

Iron saccharate

Sucrose, iron complex

Foreign Names

  • Ferri oxidum saccharatum (Latin)
  • Eisen(III)-Saccharose-Komplex (German)
  • Oxyde de fer sucré (French)
  • Hierro sacarosa (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Iron Sucrose (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • EINECS 232-464-7 (IS)
  • Eisen(III)-hydroxid-Saccharose-Komplex (IS)
  • Eisen(III)-Saccharat-Komplex (IS)
  • Ferric Hydroxide Sucrose Complex (IS)
  • Ferric Oxide, Saccharated (IS)
  • Ferrivenin (IS)
  • Ferrum oxydatum cum Saccharo (IS)
  • Ferrum oxydatum saccharatum (IS)
  • Iron Oxide Saccharated (IS)
  • Iron Saccharate (IS)
  • Iron Sucrose Complex (IS)
  • Iron Sugar (IS)
  • Iron(III) hydroxide Sucrose Complex (IS)
  • Saccharated Iron (IS)
  • Saccharated iron oxide (IS)
  • XI-921 (IS)
  • Eisenzucker (PH: ÖAB 2015, Ph. Helv. 11)
  • Ferri oxidum saccharatum (PH: ÖAB 2015, Ph. Helv. 11)

Brand Names

  • Alvofer
    Cooper, Greece; Specifar, Greece
  • Anemifer
    Hospital Line, Greece
  • Complejo de Hidróxido de Hierro en Sacarosa
    Claris, Colombia
  • Dafuten
    Shinlon, Taiwan
  • Defiron
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Dixafer
    Rivero, Argentina
  • Encifer
    Biotoscana, Ecuador; Emcure, Myanmar; Emcure Pharma, Philippines; Emcure Pharma, Thailand
  • Energavit
    Roemmers, Argentina
  • Equi-Iron (veterinary use)
    Ceva Animal Health, Australia
  • Faremio
    Alapis Pharma, Greece
  • Fe-Back
    Nang Kuang Pharma, Thailand; Novatec, Thailand
  • Fe-Lib
    A.I.P.N, Taiwan
  • Felix
    Elpen, Greece
  • Ferich
    Pharmosa, Taiwan
  • Ferion
    Orion, Estonia; Orion, Poland
  • Ferisan-S
    Invision, India
  • Feriv
    Ges Genericos, Spain
  • Ferive
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • FerMed
    Medice Arzneimittel Puetter, Israel; Medice Arzneimittel Pütter, Georgia; Medice, Germany; Medice, Spain
  • Feroject
    Wockhardt, India
  • Feromax
    Julphar, Tunisia
  • Feron
    Gland Pharma, Philippines
  • Feronium
    GMP, Georgia
  • Ferosac
    Spimaco, Oman
  • Ferose
    Adcock Ingram, India
  • Feroven
    Saiph, Tunisia
  • Ferr Ovin
    Rafarm S.A., Serbia
  • Ferrex
    Breckenridge, United States
  • Ferrex Plus (Iron Sucrose and Ascorbic Acid)
    Breckenridge, United States
  • Ferricure
    Trenker, Belgium
  • Ferrimed
    Nycomed, South Africa
  • Ferrinemia
    Help, Greece
  • Ferrofer
    Nanjing Hencer, Philippines; Nanjing Hencer, Thailand
  • Ferrologic
    Fresenius, Slovakia; Fresenius Kabi, Georgia; Fresenius Kabi, Lithuania; Fresenius Kabi, Norway; Fresenius Kabi, Slovenia; Fresenius Medical Care, Estonia
  • Ferroprol
    Novendia Pahrmaceuticals, Greece
  • Ferroven
    Santa-Farma, Georgia; Santa-Farma, Turkey
  • Ferrovin
    Kukje, South Korea; Rafarm, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Rafarm, Georgia; Rafarm, Greece; Rafarm, Israel
  • Ferrum Lek
    Rafarm, Georgia
  • Fymbrium
    Fada Pharma, Argentina
  • Glirron
    Pisa, Mexico
  • Globac Safe
    Zydus, India
  • Hemafer-S
    Uni-Pharma, Greece
  • Hematin IV
    Chalver, Colombia
  • Hemonia
    Dong Kook, Taiwan
  • Hiero Sacarosa FME
    Fresenius Medical Care, Spain
  • Hierro Sacarato
    Comercial Médica, Colombia
  • Hierro Sacarato Comerical Médica
    Comercial Médica, Colombia
  • Hierro Sacarosa Normon
    Normon, Spain
  • Hippiron (veterinary use)
    Ausrichter, Australia; Bio98, Italy
  • Idafer
    Vifor, Bulgaria; Vifor, Latvia
  • Incros
    Gland Pharma, Vietnam
  • Inferose
    Recordati, Turkey
  • Ironcas
    Cassara, Argentina
  • Ironcrose
    Target Pharma, Greece
  • Ironplex
    CCL, Vietnam
  • IV-Fer Medish
    Medis, Tunisia
  • Maxifer
    Multicare, Philippines
  • Microfer
    Micro Labs, India
  • Nefrofer
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Nephroferol
    Verisfield, Greece
  • αxido Férrico Sacarosado Combino
    Combino, Portugal
  • αxido Férrico Sacarosado Farmoz
    Farmoz, Portugal
  • αxido Férrico Sacarosado Normon
    Normon, Portugal
  • Referen
    Fresenius Medical Care, Portugal
  • Reoxyl
    Medicus, Greece
  • Rinofer
    Yarindo Farmatama, Indonesia
  • Rirone-SE
    Rishab, India
  • Rubired-S
    Macleods, India
  • Sucrofer
    Claris, Georgia
  • Sucro-Fer
    Nephrotech, Greece
  • Sucroven
    Alet Pharmaceuticals, Greece
  • Sukrofer
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Synhafm-L
    Sanify, India
  • Synhafm-S
    Sanify, India
  • Tetipline
    Taiyo Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Uniron-S
    Unijules, India
  • Valenfer
    Klarvoyant, India
  • Venofer
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey; ABL Pharma, Peru; Aspen, New Zealand; Biosintex-Ofar, Argentina; Combiphar/Vifor, Indonesia; CTS, Israel; Fresenius Medical Care, United States; Genesis, Greece; Grupo Farma, Colombia; Lek, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Lek, Slovenia; Mastercare, Chile; Nycomed, Georgia; Nycomed, Russian Federation; Roche, Uruguay; Sandoz, Croatia (Hrvatska); Takeda, South Africa; UCB, China; Uriach-Aquilea, Spain; Vifor, Austria; Vifor, China; Vifor, Czech Republic; Vifor, Germany; Vifor, Denmark; Vifor, Dominican Republic; Vifor, Estonia; Vifor, United Kingdom; Vifor, Guatemala; Vifor, Hong Kong; Vifor, Honduras; Vifor, Hungary; Vifor, Ireland; Vifor, Iceland; Vifor, Lithuania; Vifor, Latvia; Vifor, Malaysia; Vifor, Nicaragua; Vifor, Netherlands; Vifor, Panama; Vifor, Poland; Vifor, Portugal; Vifor, Romania; Vifor, Sweden; Vifor, El Salvador; Vifor, Thailand; Vifor, Tunisia; Vifor France SA, Norway; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, Switzerland; Vifor International, Lebanon; Vifor Pharma, Australia; Vifor Pharma Belgie, Belgium; Vifor-F, Italy
  • Venoferrum
    JW Pharmaceutical, South Korea; Nycomed, Mexico
  • Venofor
    Nycomed, South Africa

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