Outpatient Infusion

Venofer


VENOFER (also known as Iron Sucrose)

Mechanism:

Venofer is an iron replacement product.  Venofer essentially dissociates into Iron and Sucrose after intravenous injection.

Indications:

  • Non-dialysis dependent Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Dialysis-Dependent Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Contraindications:

Patients with evidence of iron overload should not be started on Venofer.

Administration:

Venofer is administered as an infusion and frequency is typically determined by the referring physician and based on blood levels of iron, ferritin, and total iron binding capacity.

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