Gefer Forte Injection

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Gefer Forte Injection Information

Gefer Forte Injection is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia. The alternative uses of Gefer Forte Injection have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Gefer Forte Injection is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Gefer Forte Injection can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Gefer Forte Injection go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Gefer Forte Injection's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. In addition, Gefer Forte Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Gefer Forte Injection related warnings section.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Gefer Forte Injection contraindications section.

Additionally, Gefer Forte Injection may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Gefer Forte Injection is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Gefer Forte Injection Benefits & Uses

Gefer Forte Injection is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

Other Benefits

Gefer Forte Injection Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Gefer Forte Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Gefer Forte Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Gefer is safe for pregnant women.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Gefer Forte Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Gefer does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Gefer Forte Injection on the Kidneys?


    In the absence of any research, there are no known side effects of Gefer on kidneys.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Gefer Forte Injection on the Liver?


    Effects of Gefer on the liver can be severe. It is not safe for use without doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Gefer Forte Injection on the Heart?


    You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Gefer. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate


Gefer Forte Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Gefer Forte Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Gefer Forte Injection

  • Is this Gefer Forte Injection habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Gefer Forte Injection is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Gefer Forte Injection since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Gefer Forte Injection should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Gefer Forte Injection cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Gefer Forte Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Gefer Forte Injection


    When consumed with certain foods, Gefer Forte Injection may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Gefer Forte Injection


    Information about the interaction of Gefer Forte Injection and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Gefer Forte Injection

Question over 5 years ago

Is it safe to take Gefer ?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

It is safe to take Gefer in the recommended doses. However, in some people, it may cause certain side effects like nausea, vomiting, cramps, etc. If you experience any of these side effects, please report to your doctor immediately.

Question over 5 years ago

Does Gefer cause weight gain?

Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Yes, rarely Gefer causes weight gain, if taken long-term (especially in female). However, the exact cause of weight gain is still unknown. You are advised to do brisk walking daily to keep yourself active and maintaining a healthy weight while taking Gefer .

Question over 5 years ago

Does Gefer cause constipation?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Yes, Gefer consumption may cause constipation. Constipation can be relieved by drinking a lot of water, eating lots of fiber, taking probiotics, exercising regularly or taking an over the counter laxative. Talk to your doctor for managing constipation, should you develop the same.

Question over 5 years ago

How does Gefer work?

Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS , Pathology

The major role of Gefer is the prevention and treatment of iron deficiency anemia. It also has immune-enhancing, cognition enhancing and anticancer activities. 

Question about 5 years ago

Can Gefer cause hair loss?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

No, Gefer doesn't cause hair loss. In-fact iron deficiency or iron deficiency anemia can result in hair loss. Hair loss could be due to an underlying disease or even hormonal imbalance. It is, therefore, important to investigate and rectify these conditions.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; INFeD® (Iron dextran)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 604



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