Ferric carboxymaltose: A revolution in the treatment of postpartum anemia in Indian women

@inproceedings{Rathod2015FerricCA,
  title={Ferric carboxymaltose: A revolution in the treatment of postpartum anemia in Indian women},
  author={Shailendra Rathod and Sunil Kumar Samal and Purna Chandra Mahapatra and Swarnlata Samal},
  booktitle={International journal of applied & basic medical research},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective of the present study is to compare the safety and efficacy of ferric carboxymaltose (FCM), intravenous (IV) iron sucrose and oral iron in the treatment of post = partum anemia (PPA). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 366 women admitted to SCB Medical College, Cuttack between September 2010 and August 2012 suffering from PPA hemoglobin (Hb) <10 g/dL were randomly assigned to receive either oral iron or IV FCM or iron sucrose. FCM, IV iron sucrose, and oral iron were… CONTINUE READING
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