Intravenous Versus Oral Iron for Treatment of Iron Deficiency in Non-hemodialysis-dependent Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

Anne Marie Liles

Disclosures

Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2012;69(14):1206-1211. 

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Conclusion

Published evidence does not support the use of i.v. iron over oral iron to treat deficiencies in ND-CKD patients. While studies have found that i.v. iron significantly increased serum levels of ferritin and TSAT, hemoglobin levels were not consistently raised.

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