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Revofer 500mg Injection

By LUPIN
10ml Injection in Vial
2746.18*
MRP 3349.00
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3% EXTRA
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Ferric Carboxy Maltose(500.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
HAEMATINICS

Medical Description

Revofer 500mg 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...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Revofer 500mg Injection

Revofer 500mg Injection is used to treat iron deficiency in adults when oral iron preparations are ineffective or cannot be used.
contraindications

Contraindications of Revofer 500mg Injection

  • If you are allergic to ferric carboxy maltose or any other component of Revofer 500mg 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Revofer 500mg Injection

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Hypophosphatemia (decreased phosphate level)
  • Nausea
  • Muscle pain
  • Hypertension
  • Flushing
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Revofer 500mg Injection

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Revofer 500mg Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Revofer 500mg Injection on human pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Revofer 500mg Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Revofer 500mg Injection on breastfeeding mother. Inform your doctor if you are a breastfeeding mother, he may give you this medicine only if it is needed. Do not take any other medicine without talking to your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Revofer 500mg Injection?
A:
Revofer 500mg Injection does not alter the ability to drive. However, if you experience any undesirable adverse effect which disrupts the driving ability. Avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Revofer 500mg Injection?
A:
There is limited data available about the effect of alcohol on Revofer 500mg Injection. Consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • 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.
  • Revofer 500mg Injection is not recommended to be used in children.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Revofer 500mg Injection

How Does It Work?

Revofer 500mg Injection works by replenishing (fill up) iron stores so that the body can make more red blood cells.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Revofer 500mg Injection

  • This 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

Interactions of Revofer 500mg Injection

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Revofer 500mg 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Revofer 500mg Injection

  • Store Revofer 500mg 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

Dosage of Revofer 500mg Injection

Overdose

This injection will be given by a doctor or nurse thus chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms inform your doctor or reach out to the nearest h...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of this injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set up. However, if you have missed taking any dose of this injection inform your doctor or nurse imm...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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.

Q: What is the difference between infusion and injection?

A: The difference between infusion and injection is the duration of administration. Injections are given as a single shot and are often done within minutes. On the other hand, infusions can be given via saline drip or injecting slowly and can take between 30 minutes to several hours.
Last Updated on: 22 Mar 2021 | 02:27 PM (IST)
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