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Venofer Injection (Iron sucrose)

Also Known as Venofer IV (Ferric Hydroxide Sucrose)

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Venofer (iron sucrose) injection is a prescription therapy for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). This intravenous medication helps the body produce new red blood cells and boost oxygen delivery to the organs and tissues via hemoglobin.

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Chemical Name

Iron sucrose

Elimination half-life

5 to 6 hours

Dosage (Strength)

100mg / 5ml


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Venofer Injection

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Venofer is typically administered as a slow intravenous injection or infusion. It's available as an injection solution with a concentration of 50 mg/2.5 mL, 100 mg/5 mL, or 200 mg/10 mL. It should only be used under the supervision of a healthcare provider. The Venofer dose and administration schedule will be tailored to your specific needs and condition.


The active ingredient in Venofer is iron sucrose, a form of the mineral iron specifically designed for intravenous use. Iron sucrose is a complex of polynuclear iron (III)-hydroxide in sucrose, which may contribute to better absorption and use of iron by the body.


Venofer should not be administered to patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug or its ingredients. Always discuss your medical history and any existing allergies with your healthcare provider before receiving Venofer.


  • Before you start using Venofer, it is vital to inform your doctor about:
    • Any medications you take, particularly iron supplements.
    • Any medical conditions you have, including kidney problems, liver problems, or allergies to any medicines or substances.
    • If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Venofer may cause harm to an unborn baby.
    • If you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Venofer may pass into breast milk and cause harm to a breastfeeding child.
  • Venofer may cause allergic reactions. Seek medical attention immediately if you experience trouble breathing, a rash or hives, sores in your mouth, skin blisters or peeling, swelling of your face, eyes, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Venofer may cause serious heart problems. Contact your doctor right away if you develop chest pain, abnormal heartbeats, or swelling in your legs, ankles, and feet.
  • Venofer may cause hypotension (low blood pressure). If you experience dizziness, fainting, or feeling lightheaded, contact your doctor immediately.
  • Venofer can cause gastrointestinal problems, such as nausea or vomiting. If these symptoms persist or worsen, seek medical advice promptly.
  • Venofer may cause dizziness or headaches. If you experience persistent headaches or any other neurological symptoms, contact your healthcare provider.

Side Effects

The common Venofer side effects include hypotension (low blood pressure), dizziness, nausea, and headache. Serious side effects are rare but can occur and include severe dizziness, fainting, and chest pain. Always monitor your health closely while receiving Venofer injections, and if you experience severe side effects, contact your healthcare provider immediately.

With a valid prescription, you can buy Venofer Injection online at a certified online pharmacy that provides accessible and affordable medications shipped directly to your home.


  1. Venofer (iron sucrose) Injection, Solution. Important Safety Information. Accessed July 23, 2023. 
  2. Venofer Prescribing Information. Shirley, NY: American Regent, Inc; 2023.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

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