Evaluation of Iron Sucrose and Ferric Carboxymaltose Therapies in Patients with Iron Deficiency Anemia

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Keklik M. , Kalan U., Korkmaz S., Akyol G., Aygun B., Keklik E.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.39, no.2, pp.59-62, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/etd.2017.16102
  • Title of Journal : ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.59-62


Objective: Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) affects the quality of life substantially. Recently, different parenteral iron preparations have been used as intravenous iron supplements. The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the efficacy of intravenous ferric carboxymaltose (FCM) and iron sucrose (IS) treatments in patients with IDA.