NDC 0023-6082 Infed

Iron Dextran Injection Intramuscular; Intravenous - View Dosage, Usage, Ingredients, Routes, UNII

Product Information

NDC Product Code:
0023-6082
Proprietary Name:
Infed
Non-Proprietary Name: [1]
Iron Dextran
Substance Name: [2]
Iron Dextran
NDC Directory Status:
Human Prescription Drug
Product Type: [3]
ACTIVE PRODUCT INCLUDED in the NDC Directory
Dosage Form:
Injection - A sterile preparation intended for parenteral use; five distinct classes of injections exist as defined by the USP.
Administration Route(s): [4]
  • Intramuscular - Administration within a muscle.
  • Intravenous - Administration within or into a vein or veins.
  • Labeler Name: [5]
    Labeler Code:
    0023
    FDA Application Number: [6]
    NDA017441
    Marketing Category: [8]
    NDA - A product marketed under an approved New Drug Application.
    Start Marketing Date: [9]
    04-29-1974
    Listing Expiration Date: [11]
    12-31-2025
    Exclude Flag: [12]
    N
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    Product Details

    What is NDC 0023-6082?

    The NDC code 0023-6082 is assigned by the FDA to the product Infed which is a human prescription drug product labeled by Allergan, Inc.. The generic name of Infed is iron dextran. The product's dosage form is injection and is administered via intramuscular; intravenous form. The product is distributed in a single package with assigned NDC code 0023-6082-10 10 vial, single-dose in 1 carton / 2 ml in 1 vial, single-dose. This page includes all the important details about this product, including active and inactive ingredients, pharmagologic classes, product uses and characteristics, UNII information and RxNorm crosswalk.

    What are the uses for Infed?

    This medication is used to treat "iron-poor" blood (anemia) in people who cannot take iron by mouth because of side effects or because their anemia has not been successfully treated by it. Low iron levels can occur when the body can't get enough iron from food (poor nutrition, poor absorption) or when there is a large or long-term blood loss (for example, due to hemophilia, stomach bleeding). It is also used by people who have anemia due to long-term kidney disease. Iron is an important part of your red blood cells and is needed to carry oxygen in the body.

    What are Infed Active Ingredients?

    An active ingredient is the substance responsible for the medicinal effects of a product specified by the substance's molecular structure or if the molecular structure is not known, defined by an unambiguous definition that identifies the substance. Each active ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

    Which are Infed UNII Codes?

    The UNII codes for the active ingredients in this product are:

    Which are Infed Inactive Ingredients UNII Codes?

    The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product. The UNII codes for the inactive ingredients in this product are:

    What is the NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for Infed?

    RxNorm is a normalized naming system for generic and branded drugs that assigns unique concept identifier(s) known as RxCUIs to NDC products.The NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for this produdct indicates multiple concept unique identifiers (RXCUIs) are associated with this product:

    Which are the Pharmacologic Classes for Infed?

    A pharmacologic class is a group of drugs that share the same scientifically documented properties. The following is a list of the reported pharmacologic class(es) corresponding to the active ingredients of this product.

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    Patient Education

    Iron Dextran Injection


    Iron dextran injection is used to treat iron-deficiency anemia (a lower than normal number of red blood cells due to too little iron) in people who cannot be treated with iron supplements taken by mouth. Iron dextran injection is in a class of medications called iron replacement products. It works by replenishing iron stores so that the body can make more red blood cells.
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    Product Footnotes

    [1] What is the Non-Proprietary Name? - The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.

    [2] What is the Substance Name? - An active ingredient is the substance responsible for the medicinal effects of a product specified by the substance's molecular structure or if the molecular structure is not known, defined by an unambiguous definition that identifies the substance. Each active ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

    [3] What kind of product is this? - Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.

    [4] What are the Administration Routes? - The translation of the route code submitted by the firm, indicating route of administration.

    [5] What is the Labeler Name? - Name of Company corresponding to the labeler code segment of the Product NDC.

    [6] What is the FDA Application Number? - This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.

    [8] What is the Marketing Category? - Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.

    [9] What is the Start Marketing Date? - This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

    [11] What is the Listing Expiration Date? - This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.

    [12] What is the NDC Exclude Flag? - This field indicates whether the product has been removed/excluded from the NDC Directory for failure to respond to FDA"s requests for correction to deficient or non-compliant submissions ("Y"), or because the listing certification is expired ("E"), or because the listing data was inactivated by FDA ("I"). Values = "Y", "N", "E", or "I".