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Iron

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Ferrum H | myVMC

Ferrum H is an injection used in iron deficiency anaemia, for people who cannot take iron tablets. It contains iron polymaltose complex.

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Things to consider with haemochromatosis Dietitians Association of Australia

Things to consider with haemochromatosis Haemochromatosis (or iron overload,) is a hereditary condition that causes a person to absorb and store too much iron in their body

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Ferriprox | myVMC

Ferriprox is used to treat iron overload in people with thalassaemia major. It contains deferiprone a synthetic iron chelator which binds to iron in blood.

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Exjade | myVMC

Exjade is used to prevent iron overload toxicity from chronic iron overload caused by continuous blood transfusion. It contains deferasirox.

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Haemochromatosis - Lab Tests Online AU

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Iron - BluePages

Find out if iron is likely to help.

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Iron Deficiency Anaemia | myVMC

Iron deficiency anaemia is a disorder of the blood, where the iron level in the blood is low

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Iron deficiency anaemia - myDr.com.au

Iron deficiency anaemia is when lack of iron means that the blood does not produce enough haemoglobin. The iron deficiency needs to be prolonged to produce anaemia.

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Iron intake for vegetarians - myDr.com.au

Iron deficiency can be a nutritional problem for vegetarians, especially women. Find out about iron in food and how to enhance your iron absorption.

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Iron deficiency anaemia in children - myDr.com.au

Iron deficiency anaemia is often due to insufficient iron in the diet. Find out about prevention and treatment.

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