Injectafer Dosage

Generic name: ferric carboxymaltose
Drug class: Iron products

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ

Iron deficiency anemia

[<50 kg]
Dose: 15 mg/kg/dose IV x2 doses >7 days apart; Info: for pts w/ non-dialysis dependent CKD or unable to take PO form; may repeat tx course if recurrent iron deficiency anemia
[>50 kg]
Dose: 750 mg IV x2 doses >7 days apart; Max: 1500 mg/tx course; Alt: 15 mg/kg/dose IV x1, max 1000 mg/tx course; Info: for pts w/ non-dialysis dependent CKD or unable to take PO form; may repeat tx course if recurrent iron deficiency anemia

Renal dosing

[see below]
renal impairment: no adjustment
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

Recommended Peds Dosing

Dosage forms:  INJ

Iron deficiency anemia

[1 yo and older, <50 kg]
Dose: 15 mg/kg/dose IV x2 doses >7 days apart; Info: for pts unable to take PO form; may repeat tx course if recurrent iron deficiency anemia
[1 yo and older, >50 kg]
Dose: 750 mg IV x2 doses >7 days apart; Max: 1500 mg/tx course; Alt: 15 mg/kg/dose IV x1, max 1000 mg/tx course; Info: for pts unable to take PO form; may repeat tx course if recurrent iron deficiency anemia

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 

SRC: NLM .