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NCI Drug Dictionary


ferric carboxymaltose solution 
A parenteral iron solution containing ferric iron complexed with carboxymaltose polymers, used in parenteral iron-replacement therapy. Upon administration, ferric carboxymaltose is removed from plasma by the reticuloendothelial system. Subsequently, ferric iron binds to transferrin or is stored as ferritin. Transferrin-bound iron is transported in the plasma to the liver, spleen and bone marrow, where it is incorporated into hemoglobin, and to muscle, where it is incorporated into myoglobin. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Foreign brand name:Ferinject