Current Practice of Iron doses for Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anaemia - A Review

  • Sanjukta Rao St John’s Medical College, Bangalore
  • Tinku Thomas St John’s Medical College, Bangalore
  • Sumathi Swaminathan St John’s Medical College, Bangalore
  • Jithin Sam Varghese St John’s Medical College, Bangalore
  • Anura V Kurpad St John’s Medical College, Bangalore
  • Ankita Mondal National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad
  • Bharati Kulkarni National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad
  • Harsh Pal Singh Sachdev Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research, New Delhi
  • Umesh Kapil All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Abstract

Although functional impairment begins with iron deficiency in the absence of anaemia, the development of anaemia heralds a homeostatic dysfunction that impairs daily activity. Iron deficiency anaemia is often the reason for poor physical performance, maternal and child morbidity and referral to a healthcare professional. (1) Women in their reproductive years, pregnant women and children are most vulnerable to develop iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) and will be the focus of this review.

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Published
2018-04-25
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Rao S, Thomas T, Swaminathan S, Varghese J, Kurpad A, Mondal A, Kulkarni B, Sachdev HP, Kapil U. Current Practice of Iron doses for Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anaemia - A Review. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 25Apr.2018 [cited 20Sep.2018];30(Supp):31-8. Available from: http://www.iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/811
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