haematology
Anaemia

One-off iron infusion works for most IDA

A single 1 g dose of intravenous iron is sufficient treatment for most patients with iron deficiency anaemia, a New Zealand study has shown. The review of 194 adult outpatients who received either 1 g of ferric carboxymaltose or iron polymaltose found the mean haemoglobin improvement after treatment was 24.7 g/L. Patients were mostly female ...

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