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Ferrlecit Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.

Visit your doctor for check-ups as directed.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Abdominal or stomach pain

anxiety

arm, back, or jaw pain

bladder pain

bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet

bloody or cloudy urine

bloody, black, or tarry stools

blue lips and fingernails

blurred vision

chest pain or discomfort

chest tightness or heaviness

cold sweats

confusion

convulsions

cool, pale skin

cough or hoarseness

coughing that sometimes produces a pink frothy sputum

decreased level of consciousness

decreased urine

depression

diarrhea

difficult or labored breathing

difficult, burning, or painful urination

difficult, fast, or noisy breathing, sometimes with wheezing

dizziness

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position

dry mouth

eye pain

fainting

fast or slow heartbeat

fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

feeling of warmth or heat

fever or chills

flushing or redness of the skin, especially on the face and neck

frequent urge to urinate

general feeling of discomfort or illness

headache

increased hunger

increased sweating

increased thirst

irregular heartbeat

joint pain

leg cramps

lightheadedness

loss of appetite

lower back or side pain

mood changes

muscle aches and pains

muscle cramps

nausea or vomiting

nervousness

nightmares

numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips

pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck

pale skin

pounding in the ears

rapid weight gain

rapid, shallow breathing

runny nose

shakiness

shivering

shortness of breath

slow or irregular heartbeat

slurred speech

sore throat

sweating

swelling in the legs and ankles

swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin

tenderness, pain, swelling, warmth, skin discoloration, and prominent superficial veins over the affected area

trouble sleeping

troubled breathing with exertion

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

unusual weight gain or loss

weakness or heaviness of the legs

weight gain

wheezing

Incidence not known

Bleeding gums

bluish color

changes in skin color

cold, clammy skin

coughing up blood

excessive muscle tone

face is warm or hot to touch

fast, weak pulse

hives

increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding

itching

muscle stiffness

muscle tension or tightness

nosebleeds

paralysis

prolonged bleeding from cuts

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

red or black, tarry stools

red or dark brown urine

skin rash

sweating

tenderness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Accumulation of pus

acid or sour stomach

anxiety

belching

bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site

body aches or pain

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

burning, dry, or itching eyes

cramps

deafness

difficulty with moving

discharge or excessive tearing

double vision

ear congestion

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

feeling unusually cold

full feeling

heartburn

hyperventilation

increased sweating

indigestion

irritability

longer or heavier menstrual periods

loss of appetite

loss of voice

passing of gas

redness, pain, or swelling of the eye, eyelid, or inner lining of the eyelid

restlessness

rolling of the eyes

seeing double

shivering

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

sneezing

stomach discomfort or upset

swollen, red, or tender area of infection

voice changes

watery eyes

weight loss

Incidence not known

Change in taste

loss of taste

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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