9.2 Drug Interactions Overview
As with all parenteral iron preparations the absorption of oral iron is reduced when administered concomitantly. Therefore, clinical judgment is required to consider when oral iron should be restarted.
9.3 Drug-Behavioural Interactions
No studies on the effects on the ability to drive and use machines have been performed.
9.4 Drug-Drug Interactions
Interactions with other drugs have not been established.
9.5 Drug-Food Interactions
Interactions with food have not been established.
9.6 Drug-Herb Interactions
Interactions with herbal products have not been established.
9.7 Drug-Laboratory Test Interactions
Parenteral iron may cause falsely elevated values of serum bilirubin and falsely decreased values of serum calcium.
Large doses of parenteral iron have been reported to give a brown colour to serum from a blood sample drawn four hours after administration.