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World Journal of Anemia


Iron deficiency is a major worldwide health problem. There is recent evidence that anemia is the last manifestation of the syndrome. Advances in outlining the physiology of iron deficiency have been made; gaps remain in the current understanding. While oral iron supplement remains the mainstay, some indications for intravenous (IV) administration have developed. In this review, we will highlight the indications and prerequisites of IV iron therapy, dosage, safety, and method of administration.

Keywords: Dose calculation, Intravenous iron preparations, Iron sucrose, Intravenous iron therapy.

How to cite this article: Gautham KSK. Intravenous Iron Sucrose. World J Anemia 2017;1(1):20-22.

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