Active ingredients: iron polymaltose
What it is used for
For the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in the following circumstances: 1. When oral therapy is contraindicated 2. When enteric absorption of iron is defective. 3. When patient non-compliance or persistent gastrointestinal intolerance makes oral therapy impractical.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Reddish brown liquid
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient iron polymaltose
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems