Prescribing and giving CosmoFer® (iron dextran) as a total dose infusion

14 December 2021Use a stepped process to safely and rapidly correct iron deficiency in adults over 14 years in hospital.

Safety in Lactation: Parenteral iron

23 September 2020Maternal iron supplementation for iron deficiency anaemia presents no risk to the breastfed infant as maternal iron is transported very poorly into breast milk. Although…
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Lactation Safety Information

Oral iron preparation
No published evidence of safety
Minimal absorption of the iron complex from the infant’s GI tract
Theoretical risk of hypersensitivity reactions
4 August 2020