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List of Iron Infusion Adverse Effects reported to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Diverticulitis (8344652-2)
on Apr 27, 2012 Female patient from CANADA , weighting 176.4 lb, was treated with Iron Infusion. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: diverticulitis. Iron Infusion dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Remicade


Atrial Fibrillation, Neutrophil Count Decreased, Myelocyte Count Increased, Po2 Decreased, Red Blood Cell Count Decreased, Blood Albumin Decreased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Blood Creatinine Increased, Blood Sodium Increased (8276979-7)
Patient was taking Iron Infusion. Patient had the following side effects: atrial fibrillation, neutrophil count decreased, myelocyte count increased, po2 decreased, red blood cell count decreased, blood albumin decreased, alanine aminotransferase increased, blood creatinine increased, blood sodium increased on Mar 29, 2012 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Male patient , 76 years of age, weighting 156.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • iron deficiency
and. Iron Infusion dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Revlimid
  • Dexamethasone 4mg Tab
  • Arachis Olli Enema
  • Revlimid
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Difflam (45 Milliliter)
  • Dexamethasone 4mg Tab
  • Cyclophosphamide
Patient was hospitalized.

Impaired Healing, Escherichia Infection (8089312-0)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 28, 2011 by a Female patient taking Iron Infusions (Dosage: Weekly) . Location: UNITED STATES , 56 years of age, After Iron Infusion was administered, patient had the following side effects: impaired healing, escherichia infection.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Humira
  • Simvastatin (Daily)
  • Spiriva
  • Gabapentin (Daily)
  • Humira
  • Ranitidine (Daily)
  • Mercaptopurine (Daily)


Heart Rate Increased (8083838-1)
on Feb 06, 2011 Female patient from UNITED STATES , 59 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • anaemia
  • dyspepsia
  • psoriasis
  • thyroid disorder
and was treated with Iron Infusion. Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: heart rate increased. Iron Infusion dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Prevacid
  • Humira
  • Thyroid Tab



Joint Swelling, Blood Calcium Decreased, Abdominal Distension, Abdominal Pain, Crohn's Disease, Rash, Headache, Discomfort (8078668-0)
on Jan 07, 2011 Male patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 166.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • blood iron decreased
  • crohn's disease
and was treated with Iron Infusion. Patient had the following side effects: joint swelling, blood calcium decreased, abdominal distension, abdominal pain, crohn's disease, rash, headache, discomfort. Iron Infusion dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Humira
  • Morphine Sulfate
  • Lyrica
  • Amitriptyline Hcl
  • Morphine
  • Methadone Hcl


Asthenia, Vomiting, Heart Rate Increased, Hyperhidrosis, Blood Potassium Decreased, Blood Urine Present, Swollen Tongue, Syncope, Oedema Peripheral (7775057-0)
Patient was taking Iron Infusion. After Iron Infusion was administered, patient had the following side effects: asthenia, vomiting, heart rate increased, hyperhidrosis, blood potassium decreased, blood urine present, swollen tongue, syncope, oedema peripheral on Sep 14, 2011 from CANADA Additional patient health information: Female patient , weighting 125.0 lb, . Iron Infusion dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Ascorbic Acid
  • Tecta
  • Ferrous Sulfate Tab (Daily)
  • Remicade (100mg/ml)
  • Multi-vitamins
Patient was hospitalized.

Headache, Fatigue, Infusion Site Haematoma, Blood Iron Decreased (7675973-4)
Adverse event was reported on Aug 08, 2011 by a Female patient taking Iron Infusion (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • blood iron decreased
  • multiple sclerosis
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 66 years of age, Patient experienced the following unwanted or unexpected effects: headache, fatigue, infusion site haematoma, blood iron decreased.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Tysabri


Injection Site Erythema, Incorrect Dose Administered, Injection Site Pain, Device Malfunction (7259758-9)
on Sep 24, 2010 Female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 155.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • anaemia
  • vitamin supplementation
and was treated with Iron Infusions. Patient had the following side effects: injection site erythema, incorrect dose administered, injection site pain, device malfunction. Iron Infusions dosage: N/A.
Patient also using the following medications:
  • Vitamin B-12
  • Vitamin D


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Iron Infusion Adverse Reactions

Headache ( 2 Reports)

Heart Rate Increased ( 2 Reports)

Abdominal Distension ( 1 Reports)

Abdominal Pain ( 1 Reports)

Alanine Aminotransferase Increased ( 1 Reports)

Asthenia ( 1 Reports)

Atrial Fibrillation ( 1 Reports)

Blood Albumin Decreased ( 1 Reports)

Blood Calcium Decreased ( 1 Reports)

Blood Creatinine Increased ( 1 Reports)

Blood Iron Decreased ( 1 Reports)

Blood Potassium Decreased ( 1 Reports)

Blood Sodium Increased ( 1 Reports)

Blood Urine Present ( 1 Reports)

Crohn's Disease ( 1 Reports)

Device Malfunction ( 1 Reports)

Discomfort ( 1 Reports)

Diverticulitis ( 1 Reports)

Escherichia Infection ( 1 Reports)

Fatigue ( 1 Reports)

Hyperhidrosis ( 1 Reports)

Impaired Healing ( 1 Reports)

Incorrect Dose Administered ( 1 Reports)

Infusion Site Haematoma ( 1 Reports)

Injection Site Erythema ( 1 Reports)

Injection Site Pain ( 1 Reports)

Joint Swelling ( 1 Reports)

Myelocyte Count Increased ( 1 Reports)

Neutrophil Count Decreased ( 1 Reports)

Oedema Peripheral ( 1 Reports)

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