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Rbfix Injection

Salt Composition : Iron Sucrose

Manufacturer : BIOKINDLE LIFESCIENCES PVT LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 249
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Introduction to Rbfix Injection

Rbfix Injection is an anti-anemic medication in the O-glycosyl compounds category containing the active ingredient iron sucrose. This medication is indicated for treating iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in certain patients, primarily those with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Iron deficiency anemia occurs when the body lacks enough iron, which is important for producing red blood cells and oxygen transport.

Rbfix Injection is contraindicated in individuals with known hypersensitivity or allergy to it or other injectable iron preparations. Before receiving this medication, inform your physician if you have a history of conditions like systemic lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis and suffer from severe asthma, eczema, and liver problems. Do not receive this drug if you have anemia not caused by iron deficiency, have conditions related to excessive iron levels in your body, or have difficulty using iron. 

Your doctor will ensure the safety of receiving this medicine and to monitor for any serious adverse effects. This drug has not been tested in women during the first three months of pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, suspect you might be pregnant, or plan to conceive before taking any medication, including Rbfix Injection. 


Uses of Rbfix Injection

  • Treatment of iron deficiency

Therapeutic Effects of Rbfix Injection

Rbfix Injection provides iron directly into the bloodstream, helping to increase iron levels and supporting the production of red blood cells.


Interaction of Rbfix Injection with other drugs

Inform your physician about all your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Rbfix Injection and reduce effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.


More Information about Rbfix Injection

  • Do not store Rbfix Injection above 25°C.
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not freeze.

How to consume Rbfix Injection

Rbfix Injection can be administered only as an intravenous injection into a vein by your physician in a hospital setting. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. 


Safety Advices for Rbfix Injection

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Pregnancy

  

This drug has not been tested in women during the first three months of pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, suspect you might be pregnant, or plan to conceive before receiving Rbfix Injection.

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Breast Feeding

  

It is unknown whether Rbfix Injection is excreted in breast milk. So, before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Contact your doctor for more information. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Rbfix Injection is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have lung disease before starting the treatment. 

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Liver

  

Rbfix Injection should be cautiously administered in patients with severe liver diseases. Dose adjustments are necessary. Inform your doctor if you have liver issues before initiating the therapy.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol interacts with the Rbfix Injection. Please consult your doctor for more advice.

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Driving

  

It is unsafe to drive while taking Rbfix Injection because this medicine might cause confusion and dizziness, so avoid driving and operating machinery during this treatment.


Side Effects of Rbfix Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Allergic reaction
  • Low blood pressure (feeling dizzy, light-headed or faint)
  • Swelling of your face
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chest pain

Common

  • Changes in your taste
  • Feeling sick
  • Injection site reactions

Word of Advice

Stay well-hydrated and maintain a balanced diet rich in iron-containing foods (even if you're receiving iron sucrose). This can help support the effectiveness of the treatment. Regular blood tests and monitoring may be necessary to ensure the safe and effective use of Rbfix Injection.


FAQs

Q 1. For what condition can Rbfix Injection be given?

Rbfix Injection is an intravenous iron replacement therapy used to treat iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in individuals who cannot take iron orally or for whom oral iron is ineffective.

Q 2. Can Rbfix Injection affect the absorption of oral iron supplements?

Rbfix Injection may reduce the absorption of iron preparations taken by mouth. Inform your physician about all medications and supplements you are taking.

Q 3. How is iron overload prevented with Rbfix Injection?

Regular blood tests are required to monitor iron levels in the blood to prevent iron overload, which can be harmful.

Q 4. What if I'm allergic to Rbfix Injection?

If you have known allergies to Rbfix Injection or any of its components, you should not receive this medication.

Q 5. Can children receive Rbfix Injection?

Rbfix Injection can be used for pediatric patients aged 2 years and older with CKD and iron deficiency anemia. However, dosing for children under 2 years old with CKD has not been established.


Fact Box of Rbfix Injection

Molecule name: Iron sucrose

Therapeutic class: Anti-anemia

Pharmacological class: O-glycosyl compounds

Indications: Treatment of iron deficiency


References

  1. Vifor France, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on Dec 2020] [Accessed on 11 August 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5911.pdf
  2. American Regent, Inc. US Food & Drug Administration. [Accessed on 11 August 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2007/021135s017lbl.pdf
  3. Venofer (iron sucrose) injection, USP. [Accessed on 11 August 2023], https://www.Iron sucrose.com/patient

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