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  • Manufactured by: Lupin Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Iron (100 mg/ml)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Isofer Information

    Isofer is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia. Secondary and off-label uses of Isofer have also been mentioned below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Isofer. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Isofer have been listed ahead. These side effects of Isofer are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Isofer's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Safe for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Isofer has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Isofer related warnings section.

    The section on Isofer contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug reaction of Isofer with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

    You should also be aware that Isofer is safe while driving, and is addiction.

    Isofer Benefits & Uses

    Isofer is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Other Benefits

    Isofer 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

    Isofer Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Isofer is used -



    Isofer Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Isofer safe for pregnant women?

      Pregnant women can take Isofer without worrying about any side effects.

    • Is the use of Isofer safe during breastfeeding?

      Isofer does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

    • What is the effect of Isofer on the Kidneys?

      There is no research available on the side effects of Isofer on kidney. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

    • What is the effect of Isofer on the Liver?

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

    • What is the effect of Isofer on the Heart?

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


    Severe Interaction of Isofer with Other Drugs

    Isofer should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -


    Isofer Contraindications

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

    Frequently asked Questions about Isofer

    • Is this Isofer habit forming or addictive?

      Forming a habit of Isofer has not been reported.

    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Isofer as it does not make you drowsy.

    • Is it safe?

      Isofer is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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

      No, the use of Isofer in mental disorders is not effective.


    Isofer Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Isofer

      Isofer may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Isofer

      It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Isofer and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.


    Frequently asked Questions about Isofer

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can Isofer cause hair loss?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    No, Isofer 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.

    Question over 4 years ago

    What is Isofer?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    Isofer is the brand name for iron. It is a prescription drug available in different dosage forms such as a tablet, capsule, syrups, drops, suspension, and injection. It is a mineral which is required to treat or prevent iron deficiency anemia.

    Question about 4 years ago

    Can Isofer cause allergy?

    Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Isofer may cause an allergic reaction causing hives, rash, and itching. It may also cause swelling of the eyes, tongue, lips, arms, ankles, throat, feet and lower legs. If you suffer from any of these reactions, please inform your doctor immediately. He may ask you to discontinue using Isofer. 

    Question about 4 years ago

    How long should I take Isofer?

    Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

    Isofer should be taken for as long as it is prescribed by your doctor. You must not skip the dose or take an extra dose as per your own will as that might lead to side effects. Follow the instructions of your doctor completely. 

    Question about 4 years ago

    Does Isofer cause weight gain?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, rarely Isofer 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 Isofer.

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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    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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