What are IV iron replacement therapies for anemia of chronic disease and renal failure?

Updated: Nov 27, 2018
  • Author: Edgar V Lerma, MD, FACP, FASN, FAHA, FASH, FNLA, FNKF; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Examples of intravenous iron replacement therapies include the following:

  • Iron dextran complex (Dexferrum, INFeD)
  • Iron sucrose (Venofer)
  • Ferric carboxymaltose (Injectafer)
  • Ferric fluconate (Ferrlecit)

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