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Monoferric Side Effects

Generic Name: ferric derisomaltose

Note: This document contains side effect information about ferric derisomaltose. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Monoferric.

For the Consumer

Applies to ferric derisomaltose: intravenous solution

Warning

Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Some side effects may occur during the injection. Tell your caregiver if you feel dizzy, nauseated, light-headed, itchy, or have a skin rash, swelling, or trouble breathing.

Common side effects may include:

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to ferric derisomaltose: intravenous solution

Metabolic

Common (1% to 10%): Hypophosphatemia (serum phosphate under 2 mg/dL)

Frequency not reported: Iron overload[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Serious or severe hypersensitivity

Postmarketing reports: Anaphylactic/anaphylactoid reaction, hypersensitivity[Ref]

Dermatologic

Common (1% to 10%): Rash

Postmarketing reports: Erythema, urticaria, discoloration skin, pruritus, sweating[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Common (1% to 10%): Nausea

Postmarketing reports: Abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Postmarketing reports: Tachycardia, hypertension, hypotension, flushing, phlebitis[Ref]

Local

Postmarketing reports: Extravasation, injection site reactions, long lasting brown discoloration at injection site[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Postmarketing reports: Back pain, muscle spasms, arthralgia, myalgia[Ref]

Nervous system

Postmarketing reports: Dizziness, headache, paresthesia, dysgeusia, seizure, loss of consciousness, syncope[Ref]

Other

Postmarketing reports: Fatigue, pyrexia, chest pain, chills, Fishbane reactions, influenza like symptoms[Ref]

Hepatic

Postmarketing reports: Hepatic enzymes increased[Ref]

Respiratory

Postmarketing reports: Dyspnea, cough[Ref]

Psychiatric

Postmarketing reports: Anxiety[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Monoferric (ferric derisomaltose (iron isomaltoside))." Pharmacosmos Therapeutics, Watchung, NJ.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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