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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…

How do I use CosmoFer (iron dextran) total dose infusion for correction of iron deficiency anaemia?

27 November 2019This updated Medicines Q&A provides guidance on the administration of Cosmofer (iron dextran) total dose infusion for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia
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Lactation Safety Information

Yes
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