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iron-sorbitol-citric acid complex-injection

GENERIC NAME: IRON/SORBITOL/CITRIC ACID COMPLEX - INJECTION (EYE-urn/SORE-bit-all/SIH-trick acid)

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: This medicine is used to treat "iron-poor" blood (anemia) in people who are unable to take oral forms of iron. Iron is needed to help transport oxygen in the body.

HOW TO USE: This medication is given by injection into the muscle (IM) usually once a day or once every other day as directed by your doctor. The dose and length of therapy is calculated based on your weight, condition, and response to therapy. This medication is best injected into the buttocks. You should rest lying down for 5 minutes after the injection. Do not rub or massage the injection site after this medication is given. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information Only newly opened containers (ampules) should be used. Do not keep any unused portions of medication.




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