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Iron Sorbitol Citrate Acid Pharmacology
Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidAbout Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidParenteral iron preparation, Antianemic,hematinic.Mechanism of Action of Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidIron Sorbitol citric acid is a sterile colloidal solution of a complex of ferric iron, sorbitol, and citric acid.Pharmacokinets of Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidAbsorption: It is rapidly absorbed from the injection site and is stable in tissue fluids. Distribution: Transported in a transferrin bound form in to bone marrow for incorporation in to haemoglobin. Metabolism: Iron liberated by destruction of haemoglobin is reused by the body. Excretion: Excretion of iron is minimal. A small fraction of ferritin is excreted in urine.Onset of Action for Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidN/ADuration of Action for Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidN/AHalf Life of Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidN/ASide Effects of Iron Sorbitol Citrate Acid1.Pain, temporary discoloration at the site of injection
2.Transient metallic taste
Contra-indications of Iron Sorbitol Citrate Acid1.Anaemia other than iron deficiency anaemia
4.First trimester of pregnancy
5.Hypersensitivity to Iron sorbitol
6.Other than intramuscular use
9.Urinary tract infections
Special Precautions while taking Iron Sorbitol Citrate Acid1.Asthma
4.History of allergies
Pregnancy Related InformationFirst trimester: Contraindicated
Use with cautionOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationUse with cautionChildren Related InformationUse with cautionIndications for Iron Sorbitol Citrate Acid1.Iron deficiency
2.Iron deficiency anemiaInteractions for Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidThe concomitant administration of chloramphenicolTypical Dosage for Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidIntramuscular injection:
Adults: 1.5 mg iron/kg body weight/ day. Maximum dose: 2 mL of iron sorbitol
Children: Same as adult dose
Schedule of Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidN/AStorage Requirements for Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidStore at room temperature.Protect from heat and light.Keep out of the reach of children.Effects of Missed Dosage of Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidThe doctor should be informed immediately if a dose is missedEffects of Overdose of Iron Sorbitol Citrate AcidTreatment includes immediate support of airway, respiration, and circulation. In conscious patients induce emesis with ipecac; if not empty stomach by gastric lavage. Follow emesis with lavage, using a 1% sodium bicarbonate solution to convert iron to less irritating poorly absorbed form. Take abdominal X-ray to determine presence of excess iron. Deferoxamine may be used for systemic chelation if serum levels of iron exceed 350mg/dl.
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