Iron sucrose

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Scientific Name: Iron sucrose
Brand Name: Velphoro, Venofer
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Following intravenous administration, iron sucrose is dissociated into iron and sucrose and the iron is transported as a complex with transferrin to target cells including erythroid precursor cells. The iron is then incorporated into hemoglobin as the cells mature into red blood cells.
Description of the Drug: Iron sucrose is an compound used as a source of iron in patients with iron deficiency anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) .
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB09146