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If I am pregnant, is it safe to get injections of Venofer?

If you are pregnant, tell your doctor before you receive Venofer (iron sucrose) injections for iron-deficiency anemia. This drug, which is meant for people with chronic kidney disease, hasn't been studied enough in pregnant women to know if it is safe for them or a developing fetus.

Studies have found no harm to the offspring of animals that received iron sucrose during pregnancy, but results may be different in humans.

If you are pregnant or plan to conceive, talk with your doctor about the drug's potential benefits and risks to you and a developing fetus.

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