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1. Acting to increase the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
2. Of, relating to, or derived from hematin.
A drug that increases the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
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(ˌhi məˈtɪn ɪk)

1. a medicine, as a compound of iron, that tends to increase the amount of hematin or hemoglobin in the blood.
2. of or obtained from hematin.
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Noun1.hematinic - 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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Lack of association between burning mouth syndrome and hematinic deficienciess.
In folk medicine, the fruit has been used as purgative, refrigerant, digestive, vermicidal, laxative, hematinic and antioxidant properties.
Furthermore, students should be trained to relate different physiological parameters in routine experiments, e.g., instead of the conventional practical title 'Count your own White blood cells', students can be given the task to 'Compare stress levels on DASS scale with Total Leukocyte Count, gender, fever and stressors in the cohort of first year medical students' or instead of 'Count your own Red blood cells', students can be asked to 'Compare hemoglobin levels with gender, Body Mass Index, menstrual history, diet and hematinic intake'.
Majority of ADRs were due to hematinic (42%), followed by antimicrobials (31%), analgesics (9%), hormones (6%), uterine stimulants (5%), and miscellaneous such as antifibrinolytics (3%), uterine relaxants (2%), and antihypertensive drugs (1%).
To evaluate the hematinic potential of BVE, the following hematological parameters were automatically evaluated by an auto-hematology analyzer (Mindray[R], Model BC-2800Vet, China).
If using an oral product, I prefer one of the "hematinic complexes" available from many supplement companies.
John GF Cleland et al [19] original investigation was published in JAMA Cardiology in 2016, titled "Prevalence and Outcomes of Anaemia and Hematinic Deficiencies in patients with Chronic Heart Failure." A strong association was noted between the prevalence of anaemia and age, especially in men.
Are hematinic deficiencies the cause of anemia in chronic heart failure?
We started him on hematinic syrup along with systemic antibiotics like clindamycin and rifampicin for 10 days but witnessed not a slightest improvement in the lesions.
During EBRT, all patients were on oral hematinic with multivitamin supplements and investigated weekly for CBC.
Tefroli (b) (Each 5 ml contains extracts of Tephrosia purpurea 400mg, Eclipta alba 200mg, Phyllanthus niruri 200mg, Andrographis paniculata 100mg, Terminalia chebula 100mg and Ocimum sanctum 100mg) @ 25 ml PO BID for ten days; 2 boli of 1.5 gm OD hematinic preparation; Bol.