Use of intravenous iron sucrose for treatment of anaemia in pregnancy


Obstetricians then embarked on a series of research studies to combat anaemia in pregnancy. During 1970s they showed that (i) daily oral iron folate therapy (60 mg of elemental iron and 500 μg of folic acid) prevented fall in haemoglobin (Hb) levels seen in pregnancy and resulted in some improvement in birth weight, and (ii) daily administration of two or… (More)


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