How do you get a prescription for Venofer?
For iron maintenance treatment: Administer Venofer at a dose of 0.5 mg/kg, not to exceed 100 mg per dose, every two weeks for 12 weeks given undiluted by slow intravenous injection over 5 minutes or diluted in 0.9% NaCl at a concentration of 1 to 2 mg/mL and administered over 5 to 60 minutes.
What is the cost of Venofer?
The cost for Venofer intravenous solution (20 mg/mL) is around $294 for a supply of 25 milliliters, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Prices are for cash paying customers only and are not valid with insurance plans.
Who manufactures Venofer?
Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc., headquartered in Shirley, NY, manufactures and distributes over 65 pharmaceutical products including Venofer(R)(iron sucrose injection, USP), the leading IV iron therapy in the U.S., through its human health subsidiary, American Regent, Inc.
Can you give Venofer daily?
Venofer® can be given as a maximum of 200mg not more than 3 times per week; doses must be 24 hours apart.
How long after Venofer iron infusion will I feel better?
Your iron levels will be restored directly right after the infusion, however, it can take up to two weeks before you start to notice a difference and feel better.
How quickly does venofer work?
It often takes 5 to 10 days after a Venofer® infusion to improve hemoglobin levels or feelings of fatigue. How many treatments will I need? Depending on the lab work results, you may need 1 to 4 Venofer® treatments. We usually schedule each treatment 5 to 14 days apart.
How is the cumulative dose of Venofer calculated?
The total cumulative dose of Venofer® should be calculated using the table below. Venofer® can be given as a maximum of 200mg not more than 3 times per week; doses must be 24 hours apart. Total cumulative Venofer® dose = number of 100mg ampoules for Hb increase.
How long does it take for Venofer to take effect?
Given undiluted by slow intravenous injection over 5 minutes or diluted in 0.9% NaCl at concentrations of 1 to 2 mg/mL and administered over 5 to 60 minutes Given undiluted by slow intravenous injection over 5 minutes or diluted in 0.9% NaCl at concentrations of 1 to 2 mg/mL and administered over 5 to 60 minutes
Is there any way to cancel a Venofer injection?
American Regent, Inc. reserves the right to modify or cancel the program immediately with respect to any patient, or in its entirely, at any time. Find Venofer ordering and reimbursement information, including coding assistance.
When to use Venofer for iron deficiency anemia?
Venofer®(iron sucrose) injection, USP is indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).