Ferric carboxymaltose

Red

Brand Name(s):Ferinject

Indication:Iron deficiency when oral iron preparations are ineffective or cannot be used.

Rationale:1,2

Considered:Jul-08

Review Date:Jan-26

Comments:
MHRA advises monitoring of serum phosphate levels in patients treated with multiple high-doses, or those on long-term treatment, and in those with pre-existing risk factors for hypophosphataemia; and re-evaluating treatment in patients with persistent hypophosphataemia.