Iron Dextran Injection (box of 1 vial)
Iron Dextran Injection (box of 1 vial)
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Iron Dextran Injection

Iron Dextran Injection is a parenteral supplement used to treat or prevent iron-deficiency anemia in young livestock. This veterinary injection is manufactured according to the highest production standards by AdvaCare Pharma in one of its GMP/ISO-certified facilities.



What is Iron Dextran?

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Active Ingredients: Iron Dextran

Iron Dextran Injection is an iron replacement therapy used to treat or prevent iron deficiency anemia in cows, goats, horses, piglets and sheep. As iron-deficiency anemia is common in young animals, this supplement is often given within a few days of birth. An Iron Dextran Injection may also be prescribed to adult animals suffering from anemia.

Iron Dextran Injection is a sterile solution containing ferric hydroxide in complex with a low-molecular-weight dextran fraction, which is equivalent to 100mg elemental iron per ml. Phenol 0.5% has been added as a preservative.

It is important to note that Iron Dextran Injection is for veterinary purposes only. This formulation was intended to be prescribed by a veterinary doctor or animal care specialist for an animal.

AdvaCare Pharma is a GMP-certified manufacturer of Iron Dextran Injection. We offer a broad range of high-quality veterinary medications available for distribution.

Why are we a trusted Iron Dextran manufacturer?

Iron Dextran Injection is manufactured and globally distributed by AdvaCare Pharma, a leading manufacturer of veterinary injections in the pharmaceutical industry. We have been committed to distributing high-quality, GMP-certified veterinary medications for the global market for the past 20 years. To ensure that our products meet and surpass our distributors' requirements, we carry out routine internal and third-party facility audits.


What is Iron Dextran used for?

It's used to treat or prevent iron-deficiency anemia.

What animals can be treated with Iron Dextran Injection?

This medicine is recommended for cows, goats, horses, and sheep.

How is an Iron Dextran Injection used?

This medication has been manufactured as a liquid, which is packaged in a vial. It is intended to be administered by intramuscular injection. Iron Dextran Injection is intended for veterinary use only.

How should Iron Dextran Injection be stored?

This medication should be stored in a dark, dry location between 15-30°C. The vial should be sealed tightly.


How much Iron Dextran Injection should be given to foals or calves?

The usual dose for foals or calves is 2-6ml.

Side Effects

As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of Iron Dextran Injection.

Some common side effects may include but are not limited to:

  • transient myositis
  • muscle weakness or pain

Serious side effects may include: • allergic reaction

For a comprehensive list of all possible side effects of this medication, consult a veterinary physician.


Do NOT use Iron Dextran Injection for an animal that: • has a known allergy or hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

*Regulatory compliance may vary according to production standard, import requirements and/or manufacturing origin.

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