|Iron Sucrose-100 mg||5ml|
Iron sucrose injection is used for iron deficiency resulting in anaemia.
In India women become pregnant with low baseline haemoglobin resulting in high incidence of low to moderate to severe anaemia.The iron stores of Indian women are deficient and they need 100mg iron per day for prophylaxis. In pregnancy when the oral action therapy cannot meet the requirement, there comes the benefit of parenteral therapy.Iron sucrose has been reported to be safe and effective during pregnancy and can be given without any test dose.
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. Its injection form is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby.
Iron Sucrose Injection thus helps in the following ways:
- During pregnancy and lactation
- To overcome the surgical and chronic blood loss at the time of birth
- To overcome anaemic condition
Iron Sucrose Side Effects
Can have allergic reaction: hives, itching; wheezing, difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your doctor right away if you have chest pain, a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out or
increased blood pressure (severe headache, pounding in your neck or ears, anxiety, confusion).