Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml

  • Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is designed to fight and manage severe iron deficiencies 
  • Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is effective in fighting fatigue and improving daily life functions 
  • Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is commonly prescribed as treatment for severe iron deficiency anemia
  • Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml contains Iron Sucrose 
  • Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is to be administered under doctor’s advisement 
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Type

Injection

Feature

100mg/5ml

Unit

ml

Formula

Iron Sucrose

Composition

Iron Sucrose 100 mg / 5 ml

Brand

Zafa Pharmaceutical Laboratories (Pvt) Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Iron is one of the most important ion in the human body for it helps in the formation of the body’s red blood cells that have the important duty of transporting oxygen to different organs of the human body.Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml works by increasing levels of iron in patients who suffer from a lack of iron and therefore suffer many different ailments.

Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is only administered when oral supplements of iron are not a viable form of treatment.Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is available in solution form and is to be injected slowly (1ml per minute) intravenously by a healthcare professional in a hospital setting.It is imperative to observe the patient for 30 minutes after administering Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml into the body to make sure patient does not have an allergic reaction.

Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is safe to be prescribed/administered to pregnant women in their second and third trimester and to lactating mothers.The dosage is dependent upon each individual patient’s iron levels and therefore,a doctor is to be consulted before administering Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml.Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is not commonly prescribed to children.

Common side effects such as stomach problems,severe dizziness,fever,headache,pain at the sight of injection and blurry vision may be felt by patients,but these effects tend to resolve on their own in a couple of days.Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is to be stored under 25 degrees Celsius but make sure to not freeze

Indications 

Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml can be used to treat:

  • Iron deficiency
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease 
  • Rapid iron supply 
  • Patients who are not able to tolerate oral iron supplements 

How Does Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml Work

As soon as iron sucrose is administered intravenously,it reaches the liver, spleen or the bone marrow via ferritin (natural iron storage protein).Here iron can either be stored for future use or can be used immediately to form hemoglobin thereby,making sure the human body has a constant and adequate supply of oxygen to all body organs at all times.

How To Use Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml

Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is available in solution form and is to be injected slowly (1ml per minute) intravenously by a healthcare professional in a hospital setting.

Dosage

Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml’s dosage is calculated based on each individual patient’s hemoglobin levels and their body weight.The total iron deficit for each individual needs to be calculated and verified before administering Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml.

Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml comes in different doses of 5-10 ml which contains 100-200 mg of iron and can be administered 1-3 times a week in adults,depending on each patient’s individual needs.

Pregnancy And Lactation

Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is not prescribed to women during their first trimester but in case of emergency and in cases where oral iron supplements aren’t sufficient or efficient enough;Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml can then,in such scenarios be administered to women in their second and/or third trimester. It is imperative to make sure the patient is not allergic to Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml before administering it.

There isn’t enough evidence to suggest that Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml travels to the baby via breastfeeding nor to suggest that Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml may harm the baby in any way therefore,Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml can be administered to a lactating mother under the care of a doctor.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml:

  • Allergic reaction to Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml or any other medicine or food substance.
  • Children
  • Iron overload (hemochromatosis)
  • Anemia (that isn’t caused by iron deficiency)
  • Hereditary illness causing improper absorption of iron.

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml

  • Mild to moderate liver impairment
  • Mild to moderate kidney impairment
  • Chronic infections

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml:

  • It is advisable to not administer oral iron supplements along with Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects:

These tend to resolve on their own after a few days of treatment with Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Blurry vision 
  • Fever
  • Stomach problems (such as constipation,diarrhea) 
  • Pain at the sight of injection

Rare Adverse Effects

If these effects persist in certain patients;it is advised that those patients immediately contact their doctor.The doctor may alter dosage of Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml.

  • Difference in sense of taste
  • Difficulty breathing 
  • Cardiac arrhythmias 
  • Anaphylactic shock 
  • Body ache
  • Weakness
  • Abdominal and chest pain

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak -If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhoea -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re being sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water. If you have diarrhoea, replenish with plenty of water or other fluids. 
  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe.
  • Change in taste – this tends to go away as soon as the patient stops taking the medicine but while treatment;salt water with baking soda (half a teaspoon of salt and baking soda in water) rinses and chewing on sugar free gum can help dissipate the change in taste.

Key Facts About Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml

  • Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is considered safe to be prescribed to lactating and pregnant mothers under the advice of their doctor.
  • Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is given to patients who suffer from a deficiency of iron that can not be treated by oral iron supplements
  • Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is administered intravenously by a healthcare professional 
  • Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml may cause stomach problems,dizziness,headache,fever and a few other mild symptoms that resolve within a few days
  • Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is only administered to patients who are not allergic to iron or any other substance.

FAQS

#1.CAN Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml BE INGESTED WITH OTHER VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS? 

Yes,Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is safe to be ingested with other multivitamins that have been prescribed by a physician.

#2.IS IT SAFE TO INGEST Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml WHILE SUFFERING FROM CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE?

Yes,It is completely safe,in fact Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is commonly prescribed to patients suffering from chronic kidney diseases.

#3.WHAT COMMON ADVERSE EFFECTS WILL I HAVE WITH Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml?

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Blurry vision 
  • Fever
  • Stomach problems (such as constipation,diarrhea) 
  • Pain at the sight of injection

These tend to resolve on their own after a few days of treatment with Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml:

#4.HOW IS Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is available in solution form and is to be injected slowly (1ml per minute) intravenously by a healthcare professional in a hospital setting.

#5.WHAT FOODS ARE GOOD SOURCES OF IRON?

  • Red Meat
  • Sea Food
  • Dark leafy greens
  • Dried fruits
  • Iron fortified cereals

 #6.IS Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml SAFE TO BE ADMINISTERED TO PREGNANT OR LACTATING WOMEN?

Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is not prescribed to women during their first trimester but in case of emergency and in cases where oral iron supplements aren’t sufficient or efficient enough;Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml can then,in such scenarios be administered to women in their second and/or third trimester. It is imperative to make sure the patient is not allergic to Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml before administering it.

There isn’t enough evidence to suggest that Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml travels to the baby via breastfeeding nor to suggest that Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml may harm the baby in any way therefore,Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml can be administered to a lactating mother under the care of a doctor.

#7.WILL Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml AFFECT MY FERTILITY?

There is no evidence to suggest that Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml has any affect on male or female fertility.

#8.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml WHILE UNDERGOING DIALYSIS TREATMENT?

Yes, it is absolutely safe and Iroject 100mg/5ml Injection 5 ml is commonly administered along with dialysis treatment.