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Infed Coupon - Infed 2ml of 50mg/ml vial
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Infed Coupon - Infed 2ml of 50mg/ml vial
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Infed Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional regularly. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.

You may need to follow a special diet. Talk to your doctor. Foods that contain iron include: whole grains/cereals, dried fruits, beans, or peas, leafy green vegetables, and organ meats (liver, kidney).

Long-term use of this medicine may increase your risk of some cancers. Talk to your doctor about how to limit your risk.

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Side Effects to watch for

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • blue lips, nails, or skin
  • breathing problems
  • changes in blood pressure
  • chest pain
  • confusion
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever or chills
  • flushing, sweating, or hot feelings
  • joint or muscle aches or pains
  • pain, tingling, numbness in the hands or feet
  • seizures
  • unusually weak or tired

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • change in taste (metallic taste)
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • irritation at site where injected
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach upset

What may interact with this drug?

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

  • chloramphenicol
  • deferasirox
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