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Ferumoxytol injection is an iron replacement product that is used to treat iron deficiency anemia (not enough iron in the blood) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and in patients unable to take oral iron or who had taken oral iron in the past but did not work well.
Iron is a mineral that the body needs to produce red blood cells. When the body does not get enough iron, it cannot produce the number of normal red blood cells needed to keep you in good health. This condition is called iron deficiency (iron shortage) or iron deficiency anemia.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: