Orofer Fcm Vial Of 10ml Injection
Orofer Fcm 50 MG Description
Orofer FCM injection contains ferric carboxymaltose. It is used to treat iron deficiency anaemia (a condition in which your body has too little of the mineral iron, required to make haemoglobin) in a
dults. Iron is needed to produce the red blood cells that carry oxygen around your body. The injectable or parenteral form is advised when you could not tolerate or be successfully treated with iron supplements taken by mouth. It works by restoring iron storage in the body to make more red blood cells. Orofer injection is given as an injection or infusion (saline drip) into a vein by your doctor or nurse. It may cause a temporary increase in blood pressure accompanied by facial redness, dizziness, and nausea and may disappear within 30 minutes. If you experience any adverse effect inform your doctor immediately.
Uses of Orofer Fcm 50 MG
Contraindications of Orofer Fcm 50 MG
- If you are allergic to ferric carboxy maltose or any other component of Orofer FCM injection.
- If you have a known serious allergy to other parenteral iron products.
- If you have anaemia not related to iron deficiency such as microcytic anaemia.
- If you have evidence of iron overload or disturbances in the utilisation of iron in the body.
Side effects of Orofer Fcm 50 MG
- Hypophosphatemia (decreased phosphate level)
- Muscle pain
Precautions and Warnings of Orofer Fcm 50 MG
Other General Warnings
- You have decreased phosphate level.
- You have or had any liver or kidney disease.
- You have an infection or condition like asthma, skin infection.
- You have been advised by a doctor for any laboratory test and you are on parenteral iron.
- Orofer FCM injection is not recommended to be used in children.
Mode of Action of Orofer Fcm 50 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Orofer Fcm 50 MG
- Orofer injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
- Do not self inject, follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
Interactions of Orofer Fcm 50 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Orofer FCM injection works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
Storage and disposal of Orofer Fcm 50 MG
- Store Orofer FCM injection at a temperature not exceeding 30 °C in the original package to protect from light.
- Use immediately after dilution or first opening of the medicinal product. Do not freeze.
Dosage of Orofer Fcm 50 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Which food supplements are rich in iron?
- Leafy green food such as spinach, kale along with Vitamin C rich food like oranges, red peppers, and strawberries may increase iron absorption.
- Red meat, poultry, and seafood.
- Beans such as kidney beans, chickpeas, soybeans, black beans.
- Nuts and seeds like pumpkin seeds, cashews, pistachio.