Active ingredients: ferric carboxymaltose
What it is used for
FERINJECT is indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency in adults and adolescents aged 14 years and older when:, oral iron preparations are ineffective oral iron preparations cannot be used there is a clinical need to deliver iron rapidly,The diagnosis of iron deficiency must be based on laboratory tests.,FERINJECT is indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in children aged 1 to 13 years when:, oral iron preparations are ineffective oral iron preparations cannot be used,The diagnosis of iron deficiency anaemia must be based on laboratory tests.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Do not Refrigerate
- Store in Original Container
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Dark brown, non-transparent, colloidal solution.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on February 1, 2024. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient ferric carboxymaltose
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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