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What is the most common deficiency?
Iron Deficiency
Iron is used for _____.
the function of hemoglobin, myoglobin, and certain enzymes
What is used to treat iron deficiency?
Iron Salts
Ferrous sulfate
What are the adverse effects of iron salts?
GI effects
Staining of Teeth
Ferrous sulfate is used for ____.
Treating iron deficiency anemia
Oral iron preparation is ____ while Parenteral iron is ___.
Ferrous sulfate
Iron dextran
What is iron dextran?
Parenteral Iron preparataion
What is the adverse effects of Iron Dextran?
Anaphylactic Reactions
_____ deficiency causes anemia and injury to the nervous system.
Vitamin B12
What is the drug used to treat Vitamin B12 deficiency?
Cyanocobalamin
Cyanocobalamin is used to treat _____.
Vitamin B12 deficiency
Folic Acid Deficiency has identical symptoms as ____ deficieny.
Vitamin B12
Folic Acid deficiency can be caused by alcoholism.
T or F
True
Folic Acid treatment cannot mask a Vitamin B12 deficiency.
T or F
False