haematinic


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haematinic

(ˌhɛməˈtɪnɪk; ˌhiː-) or

hematinic

n
(Medicine) Also called: haematic an agent that stimulates the production of red blood cells or increases the amount of haemoglobin in the blood
adj
(Medicine) having the effect of enriching the blood
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Noun1.haematinic - a medicine that increases the hemoglobin content of the blood; used to treat iron-deficiency anemia
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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A therapeutic trial of ESA should be considered in a patient with persistent symptomatic anaemia (typically haemoglobin concentration of <100 g/L) in whom haematinic deficiency has been excluded.
These include diffuse swelling of the lips and cheeks, cobblestone mucosa with fissuring and hyperplastic folds, mucosal tags, aphthous or linear non-healing ulcers, angular cheilitis, granular gingivitis and glossitis related to haematinic deficiency [Wiesenfeld et al.
2-5) In addition, anaemia may be compounded by co-morbid haematinic deficiency (iron, folate and vitamin [B.
In the absence of an identifiable haematinic deficiency, recombinant erythropoeitin therapy may be beneficial.
Anaemia is also a consequence of a synergy of inflammation and insufficient bioavailable dietary iron and other haematinic nutrients.
Causes of thrombocytopenia Decreased production * Haematinic deficiencies, e.
untreated infections * haematinic deficiency (iron, folate and vitamin [B.
This clinical case illustrates the value of critically evaluating the parameters of a full blood count and haematinic screen, to so determine which patients warrant further workup.
4) In patients presenting with anaemia, baseline haematinic studies including serum ferritin, serum [B.
She was initiated on antiretroviral therapy with an efavirenz-based fixed-dose combination, and also started on oral haematinics.