Don't Use Ferric Pyrophosphate to Replete Iron Stores

Ferric pyrophosphate (Triferic) will be a new option to maintain iron levels in hemodialysis patients.

It's the first iron replacement that can be mixed with dialysate.

Most patients on chronic hemodialysis will eventually require parenteral iron supplementation...due to reduced absorption, blood draws and dialysis, and increased demand with erythropoietin use.

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