Iron dextran is a form of the mineral iron. Iron is important for many functions in the body, especially for the transport of oxygen in the blood. Iron dextran is used to treat iron deficiencies and iron deficiency anemia. Iron dextran may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Infed is a drug whose generic name is Iron dextran. Infed is given to patients who have iron deficiency. Infed is a drug that is injected in the body. Infed works by replenishing the iron stores in the body of patient that have iron deficiency. Infed belongs to a drug class that is known as Hematinic.