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Who should not receive Venofer injections?

People who should not receive Venofer (iron sucrose) may include:
  • anyone whose anemia is not caused by iron deficiency. Venofer is prescribed specifically to treat iron-deficiency anemia in adults who have chronic kidney disease.
  • anyone who has ever had an allergic reaction to Venofer or any of its ingredients
  • people who have a condition called "iron overload" or hemochromatosis
  • women who are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are nursing.
  • children, as Venofer has not been proven safe and effective for them
 

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