Though anemia is the most common blood disorder in the US, are patients educated on how it affects the body and how they have to manage it? Here is what they should know about anemia, how it is caused, and who is at risk.
A 21-year-old woman presents with a complaint of continued iron deficiency despite treatment with oral iron supplementation.
The comparative study aimed to analyze AEs as well as estimate the associated medical costs for 4 IV iron preparations.
For patients with iron deficiency anemia, oral iron supplementation use alone is comparable to oral supplementation with vitamin C.
Patients receiving chronic extracorporeal photopheresis therapy are at risk of developing iron deficiency anemia.
Although the association between thrombocytosis in iron deficiency anemia is understood, researchers studied the risk for thrombotic complications.
Younger women had lower thresholds of serum ferritin increase necessary for a red blood cell measurement increase compared with older women and men.
Children born to mothers diagnosed with iron-deficiency anemia prior to 30 weeks of gestation were more likely to have a neurodevelopmental disorder.
The FDA has approved Accrufer (ferric maltol; Shield Therapeutics) for the treatment of iron deficiency in adults.