iron deficiency anemia

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Noun1.iron deficiency anemia - a form of anemia due to lack of iron in the diet or to iron loss as a result of chronic bleeding
chlorosis, greensickness - iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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In the US, Feraheme (ferumoxytol) Injection for Intravenous (IV) use is indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in adult patients who have failed oral iron therapy, concluded the company.
M2 PHARMA-February 3, 2014-AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc wins new US patent for ferumoxytol for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for InjectaferA (ferric carboxymaltose injection)for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia on September 30, 2011.
As morbid obesity has become a large problem in this country and more and more people are undergoing gastric bypass surgery, iron deficiency anemia is an unintended consequence," Dr.
Thrombocytopenia before and after iron therapy has been reported in children with severe iron deficiency anemia (IDA), but the association and mechanism of action are not well established (1-6).
The Results: In the study group, nine percent of the children were iron deficient and six percent had iron deficiency anemia.
It is known that most of them have iron deficiency anemia and empiric treatment with iron supplements have been studied in several prospective trials.
The current "screen and treat" recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics for iron deficiency anemia in toddlers have been largely unsuccessful.
AMAG Pharmaceuticals announced that theFDA has approved its application to broaden the existing label for Feraheme beyond the current chronic kidney disease indication to include all eligible adult Iron Deficiency Anemia patients who have intolerance to oral iron or have had unsatisfactory response to oral iron.