Treatment of anemia with microencapsulated ferrous fumarate plus ascorbic acid supplied as sprinkles to complementary (weaning) foods.

@article{Zlotkin2001TreatmentOA,
  title={Treatment of anemia with microencapsulated ferrous fumarate plus ascorbic acid supplied as sprinkles to complementary (weaning) foods.},
  author={S Zlotkin and Preetam Arthur and Kojo Yeboah Antwi and G. C. H. Yeung},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={791-5}
}
BACKGROUND Standard therapy for anemia in infants is ferrous sulfate drops administered 3 times/d. Adherence to treatment, however, is often poor. One likely reason for poor adherence is the unpleasant side effects associated with drops. OBJECTIVE The objective was to evaluate the use of a new form of iron and a delivery system to treat anemia in infants that is likely to produce better adherence to treatment. DESIGN Using a prospective, randomized, controlled design, we studied 557 anemic… CONTINUE READING
65 Citations
21 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 65 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 references

Microcapsules as drug delivery systems

  • C Thies
  • JAMA
  • 1997

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…