Rienso (ferumoxytol) withdrawn

Iron deficiency is common in the later stages of CKD as a result of decreased renal synthesis of erythropoieses | SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Iron deficiency is common in the later stages of CKD as a result of decreased renal synthesis of erythropoieses | SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

The intravenous iron preparation Rienso (ferumoxytol) has been withdrawn for commercial reasons. Launched in 2012, it was licensed for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in patients with chronic kidney disease.

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