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Drug Info for infed

Iron dextran injection is used to treat iron-deficiency anemia (a lower than normal number of red blood cells due to too little iron) in people who cannot be treated with iron supplements taken by mouth. Iron dextran injection is in a class of medications called iron replacement products. It works by replenishing iron stores so that the body can make more red blood cells.

  • By injection

Your doctor will prescribe your dose and schedule. This medicine is given through a needle placed in a vein or as a shot into a muscle (usually in the buttock).

Injection routeA nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine.

You may be given a small test dose of this medicine to make sure you are not allergic to it. The rest of your dose will be given at least one hour after the test dose.

This medicine is not right for everyone. You should not receive it if you had an allergic reaction to iron dextran.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have liver disease, heart disease, a kidney infection, rheumatoid arthritis, allergies, or asthma.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

This medicine could raise your iron levels too high. Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.


Fast, slow, or uneven heartbeat

Seizures or tremors

Do not use iron supplement pills while you are being given iron dextran shots unless your doctor tells you to.

Some medicines can affect how iron dextran works. Tell your doctor if you use a blood pressure medicine called an ACE inhibitor.

  • Fast, slow, or uneven heartbeat
  • Seizures or tremors
  • Joint or muscle pain
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Bloody urine
  • Chest pain, trouble breathing
  • Fainting
  • Moderate to high fever, chills, dizziness, headache, nausea, or vomiting
  • Pain, redness, itching, burning, or swelling where the needle is placed or the shot is given
Frequently Asked Questions

With Infed injections, a mineral iron is put into the body that boosts the amount of iron in the blood. Iron deficiency can cause anemia which is when there is a lack of red blood cells in the blood leading to possible weariness, fatigue, shortness of breath, low blood pressure, and muscular weakness.

Similar to Infed, Dexferrum is an alternative brand-name drug that treats anemia. Consult your doctor to determine the best treatment for you.

Infed prices vary depending on the pharmacy where you shop, your insurance, and your required dosage. The average Infed cost is around $39 for 2ml of 50mg/ml of injection solution.

Iron-Dextran Complex is the generic version of Infed. You can use OptionRx’s discount card to save on both the generic and brand-name versions of this medication.

Infed can be injected both intravenously and intramuscularly. It is available in a dosage strength of 50 mg/mL. Your doctor will determine your dosage schedule and means of injection.

There are several ways to save on your Infed cost. The Allergen Patient Assistance Programs provides those without insurance financial support on the Infed price. Contact the program directly for more information. Additionally, our OptionRx coupon card is free and easy to use. It is accepted at most local pharmacies and customers usually find they save the most on medications using our coupon.