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Ferumoxsil Brand Names
Ferumoxsil may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Ferumoxsil Drug Class
Ferumoxsil is part of the drug class:
This is not a complete list of Ferumoxsildrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Ferumoxsil and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Ferumoxsil falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Ferumoxsil. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Ferumoxsil, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take ferumoxsil exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Ferumoxsil dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Ferumoxsil is available in the following doses:
- Ferumoxsil 175 Mcg Fe/ml Oral Suspension
Forms of Medication
Ferumoxsil is available in the following forms:
- Oral Suspension