Iron Replacement (parenteral dosing) for Iron Deficiency

Age Factor Adult >= 33 lb (14.8)

Child < 33 lb (12)
Decimal Precision:
Dose = 0.3 * Weight * (100 - (Hgb * 100) / AgeFactor)
  • The default unit of measure for weight is pounds. Please verify that the correct unit of measure has been selected.
  • Equation parameters such as Age Factor have two or more discrete values that may be used in the calculation. The numbers in the parentheses, e.g. (14.8), represent the values that will be used.
  1. Auerbach M, Witt D, et al. Clinical use of the total dose intravenous infusion of iron dextran. J Lab Clin Med. 1988; 111:566-570.
  2. McEvoy GK, ed. American Hospital Formulary Service (AHFS) Drug Information. Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health System Pharmacists Inc. 1995:1237-42.
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