haematology
Anaemia

Anaphylaxis risk highest with iron dextran

In older patients the risk of anaphylaxis is highest with iron dextran and lowest with iron sucrose, a large FDA sponsored study confirms. More than twice as many older recipients of iron dextran experienced anaphylaxis as those receiving other formulations, with an odds ratio of 2.6 (95% confidence interval [CI], 2.0 – 3.3; P<.001), after adjusting ...

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