The efficacy of treatment of early stage of iron-deficiency states in children

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The deficiency of iron is one of the most widespread deficits. This deficiency is most common in the growing organism. There is a large quantity of oral therapies to correct deficit of iron. Usage of any of them can cause adverse side effects. In each and every case the pediatrician should have options to choose most optimal course of treatment of the iron deficiency state, including latent iron deficiency as iron deficiency anemia prophylaxis. The article represents data of using medical food complex “Sideral” in treatment of outpatient children. The drug was used on 44 children in age between 6 months and 3 years, who were observed in city’s out-patient hospitals. All of the children had abnormalities in clinical blood analysis, which are specific for mild iron deficiency anemia or latent iron deficiency. The treatment results were evaluated by clinical blood analysis. The positive dynamics was observed in 42 of 44 children. In a month after the treatment start, a tendency to hemoglobin, MCV and MCH levels normalization was detected, the complete normalization occurred in two months. The length of medical food comples “Sideral” usage was similar to such, recommended length of other drugs usage, and was equal to 2 months, while using in latent iron deficiency conditions, and equal to 3 month in mild iron deficiency anemia conditions. The conclusion was made that using this medical food is viable in therapy of children with mild forms of iron-deficiency.

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Ksenia I Pshenichnaya

St Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University, Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation

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Russian Federation MD, PhD, Dr Med Sci, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Abilitologii AF and DPO

Tatyana N Kasatkina

St Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University, Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation

Email: kpshenichnaya@yandex.ru

Russian Federation MD, PhD, pediatrician, Pediatrics Department

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