Ferric pyrophosphate citrate

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Scientific Name: Ferric pyrophosphate citrate
Brand Name: Triferic
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action The usage of ferric pyrophosphate is based on the strong complex formation between these two species. Besides, the capacity of pyrophosphate to trigger iron removal from transferrin, enhance iron transfer from transferrin to ferritin and promote iron exchange between transferrin molecules. These properties make it a very suitable compound for parenteral administration, iron delivery into circulation and incorporation into hemoglobin.
Description of the Drug: Ferric pyrophosphate citrate is a soluble iron compound used to maintain hemoglobin levels in patients undergoing hemodialysis.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB13995