Iron supplementation in pregnancy—does the preparation matter?

@article{Melamed2007IronSI,
  title={Iron supplementation in pregnancy—does the preparation matter?},
  author={N Y E Melamed and Avi Ben-Haroush and Boris Kaplan and Yariv Yogev},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={276},
  pages={601-604}
}
To assess the use, side effects and discontinuation rates of iron preparations during pregnancy. Six hundred and twelve randomly selected postpartum women completed a questionnaire on iron supplement use in the second and third trimesters. Of the 517 women (84.5%) reported using iron supplements, 453 were eligible for the study. The most common preparation was ferrous fumarate (46.8%, P < 0.01), followed by ferrous sulfate (31.8%), ferric polymaltose (12.4%), and ferric bisglycinate (7.3… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS
16 Citations
29 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 references

ects of routine oral iron supplementation with or without folic acid for women during pregnancy

  • E Casanueva, FE Viteri, M Mares-Galindo, C Meza-Camacho, A Loria, L Schnaas
  • Cochrane Database Syst Rev
  • 2006

Ashmead HD (2001) EVectiveness of treatment of iron-deWciency anemia in infants and young children with ferrous bis-glycinate chelate

  • O Pineda
  • 2001
1 Excerpt

ectiveness of treatment of iron - de W ciency anemia in infants and young children with ferrous bis - glycinate chelate

  • P Jacobs, D Fransman, P Coghlan
  • Nutrition
  • 2001

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…