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sodium ferric gluconate complex - injection, Ferrlecit (cont.)

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Your healthcare professionals (e.g., doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or healthcare provider of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially: iron supplements taken by mouth.This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include: severe stomach pain, vomiting, pale/bluish skin (especially the lips/fingers/toes), rapid breathing.

NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood count, ferritin levels) may be performed to monitor your progress or check for side effects.

MISSED DOSE: Not applicable.

STORAGE: Store the unmixed medication at room temperature 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Brief storage between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) is permitted. Do not freeze. Use the injection immediately after mixing. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.


Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010



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