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  • For adult patients weighing less than 50 kg (110 lb), give each dose as 15 mg/kg body weight for a total cumulative dose not to exceed 1500 mg of iron per course of treatment.
  • When administered via IV infusion, dilute up to 750 mg of iron in no more than 250 mL of sterile 0.9% sodium chloride injection, USP, such that the concentration of the infusion is not <2 mg of iron per mL and administer over at least 15 minutes. When administered as a slow IV push, give at the rate of approximately 100 mg (2 mL) per minute.

With Injectafer, infuse less often and replete more iron with evidence-based dosing1

  • For patients weighing 50 kg (110 lb) or more: Give Injectafer in two doses separated by at least 7 days. Give each dose as 750 mg for a total cumulative dose of 1500 mg of iron per course
  • For patients weighing less than 50 kg (110 lb): Give Injectafer in two doses separated by at least 7 days and give each dose as 15 mg/kg body weight 
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Understanding IDA

Hemoglobin, hematocrit, ferritin, transferrin saturation (TSAT) – get information about the right tests for diagnosing and managing IDA for several specialties.

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  • For adult patients weighing less than 50 kg (110 lb), give each dose as 15 mg/kg body weight for a total cumulative dose not to exceed 1500 mg of iron per course of treatment.
  • When administered via IV infusion, dilute up to 750 mg of iron in no more than 250 mL of sterile 0.9% sodium chloride injection, USP, such that the concentration of the infusion is not <2 mg of iron per mL and administer over at least 15 minutes. When administered as a slow IV push, give at the rate of approximately 100 mg (2 mL) per minute.

With Injectafer, infuse less often and replete more iron with evidence-based dosing1

  • For patients weighing 50 kg (110 lb) or more: Give Injectafer in two doses separated by at least 7 days. Give each dose as 750 mg for a total cumulative dose of 1500 mg of iron per course
  • For patients weighing less than 50 kg (110 lb): Give Injectafer in two doses separated by at least 7 days and give each dose as 15 mg/kg body weight
Learn More

What’s Your Specialty?

HemOnc, Gastroenterologist, PCP, or other, you have different things you look for when diagnosing IDA and managing a patient’s IDA. Review information tailored to your specialty here.

Get More Info
image image
  • For adult patients weighing less than 50 kg (110 lb), give each dose as 15 mg/kg body weight for a total cumulative dose not to exceed 1500 mg of iron per course of treatment.
  • When administered via IV infusion, dilute up to 750 mg of iron in no more than 250 mL of sterile 0.9% sodium chloride injection, USP, such that the concentration of the infusion is not <2 mg of iron per mL and administer over at least 15 minutes. When administered as a slow IV push, give at the rate of approximately 100 mg (2 mL) per minute.

With Injectafer, infuse less often and replete more iron with evidence-based dosing1

  • For patients weighing 50 kg (110 lb) or more: Give Injectafer in two doses separated by at least 7 days. Give each dose as 750 mg for a total cumulative dose of 1500 mg of iron per course
  • For patients weighing less than 50 kg (110 lb): Give Injectafer in two doses separated by at least 7 days and give each dose as 15 mg/kg body weight
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§Terms and Conditions:

  1. This offer is valid for commercially-insured as well as cash paying patients.
  2. Depending on insurance coverage, eligible insured patients may pay no more than $50 for Injectafer for the first dose and $0 for Injectafer for the second dose, up to a maximum savings limit of $500 per dose, a $1,000 program limit for coverage up to two doses. Check with your pharmacist or healthcare provider for your copay discount. Patient out-of-pocket expense may vary.
  3. This offer is not valid for patients enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid, or other federal or state healthcare programs, or private indemnity or HMO insurance plans that reimburse you for the entire cost of your prescription drugs. Patients may not use this card if they are Medicare-eligible and enrolled in an employer-sponsored health plan or medical or prescription drug benefit program for retirees.
  4. The offer is valid for 1-course, or two doses, of an Injectafer prescription. An explanation of benefits statement must be faxed in prior to transacting on the account numbers for assistance. The account number may be used for additional course of therapy only after re-enrolling. One re-enrollment is allowed per 12-month period.
  5. Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this offer without notice.
  6. Offer good only in the USA, including Puerto Rico, at participating pharmacies or healthcare providers.
  7. Void if prohibited by law, taxed, or restricted.
  8. This account number is not transferable. The selling, purchasing, trading, or counterfeiting of this account number is prohibited by law.
  9. This account number is not insurance.
  10. By redeeming this account number, you acknowledge that you are an eligible patient and that you understand and agree to comply with the terms and conditions of this offer.
  11. Qualified patients receiving Injectafer will be allowed a 30-day retroactive enrollment period to receive benefits under the program rules. Any patient wishing to receive this retroactive enrollment assistance must fill out the Eligibility Attestation Form to submit along with the claim from their initial treatment. This form must be completed prior to receiving any copay assistance.

Important Safety Information

INDICATIONS

Injectafer® (ferric carboxymaltose injection) is an iron replacement product indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in adult patients who have intolerance to oral iron or have had unsatisfactory response to oral iron, and in adult patients with non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Injectafer is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to Injectafer or any of its inactive components.

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

Serious hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylactic-type reactions, some of which have been life-threatening and fatal, have been reported in patients receiving Injectafer. Patients may present with shock, clinically significant hypotension, loss of consciousness, and/or collapse. Monitor patients for signs and symptoms of hypersensitivity during and after Injectafer administration for at least 30 minutes and until clinically stable following completion of the infusion. Only administer Injectafer when personnel and therapies are immediately available for the treatment of serious hypersensitivity reactions.In clinical trials, serious anaphylactic/anaphylactoid reactions were reported in 0.1% (2/1775) of subjects receiving Injectafer. Other serious or severe adverse reactions potentially associated with hypersensitivity which included, but were not limited to, pruritus, rash, urticaria, wheezing, or hypotension were reported in 1.5% (26/1775) of these subjects.

In clinical studies, hypertension was reported in 3.8% (67/1775) of subjects. Transient elevations in systolic blood pressure, sometimes occurring with facial flushing, dizziness, or nausea were observed in 6% (106/1775) of subjects. These elevations generally occurred immediately after dosing and resolved within 30 minutes. Monitor patients for signs and symptoms of hypertension following each Injectafer administration.

In the 24 hours following administration of Injectafer, laboratory assays may overestimate serum iron and transferrin bound iron by also measuring the iron in Injectafer.

ADVERSE REACTIONS

In two randomized clinical studies, a total of 1775 patients were exposed to Injectafer, 15 mg/kg of body weight, up to a single maximum dose of 750 mg of iron on two occasions, separated by at least 7 days, up to a cumulative dose of 1500 mg of iron. Adverse reactions reported by ≥2% of Injectafer-treated patients were nausea (7.2%); hypertension (3.8%); flushing/hot flush (3.6%); blood phosphorus decrease (2.1%); and dizziness (2.0%).

The following serious adverse reactions have been most commonly reported from the post-marketing spontaneous reports: urticaria, dyspnea, pruritus, tachycardia, erythema, pyrexia, chest discomfort, chills, angioedema, back pain, arthralgia, and syncope.

To report adverse events, please contact American Regent at 1-800-734-9236. You may also contact the FDA at www.fda.gov/medwatch or 1-800-FDA-1088.

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