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Ferrlecit

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Sodium ferric gluconate is a type of iron. You normally get iron from the foods you eat. In your body, iron becomes a part of your hemoglobin (HEEM o glo bin) and myoglobin (MY o glo bin). Hemoglobin carries oxygen through your blood to tissues and organs. Myoglobin helps your muscle cells store oxygen. Sodium ferric gluconate complex is used to treat iron deficiency anemia (a lack of red blood cells caused by having too little iron in the body) in adults and children who are at least 6 years old. Sodium ferric gluconate complex is for people with kidney disease who are on...

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Iron Sucrose

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Iron sucrose is a form of the mineral iron. Iron is important for many functions in the body, especially for the transport of oxygen in the blood. Iron sucrose is used to treat iron deficiency anemia in people with kidney disease. Iron sucrose is not for treating other forms of anemia not caused by iron deficiency.

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Iron Dextran

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Iron dextran is a form of the mineral iron. Iron is important for many functions in the body, especially for the transport of oxygen in the blood. Iron dextran is used to treat iron deficiencies and iron deficiency anemia (low red blood cells).

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Infed

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Iron dextran is a form of the mineral iron. Iron is important for many functions in the body, especially for the transport of oxygen in the blood. Iron dextran is used to treat iron deficiencies and iron deficiency anemia (low red blood cells).

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Venofer

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Venofer contains iron sucrose, a form of the mineral iron. Iron is important for many functions in the body, especially for the transport of oxygen in the blood. Venofer is used to treat iron deficiency anemia in people with kidney disease. Venofer is usually given with another medication to promote the growth of red blood cells (such as Aranesp, Epogen, or Procrit). This medication is not for treating other forms of anemia not caused by iron...

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