iron dextran

iron dextran
a drug containing iron and dextran, administered by intramuscular or intravenous injection to treat iron-deficiency anaemia. Side-effects can include pain at the site of injection, rapid beating of the heart, and allergic reactions. Trade name: CosmoFer.

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[USP] a sterile colloidal solution of ferric hydroxide, Fe(OH)3, complexed with partially hydrolyzed low molecular weight dextran, in water for injection; administered intravenously or intramuscularly as a hematinic.

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