gastroenterology
Medicines

Conventional dosing of iron supplements under challenge

A single dose of oral iron every second day may reduce side effects and improve iron absorption compared to traditional twice-daily dosing in iron-depleted patients, new research suggests. A small but technologically sophisticated Swiss study used radiolabelling techniques to track the path of oral iron into erythrocytes. It compared once-daily dosing on consecutive versus alternate ...

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