Iron deficiency anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia

This page about iron deficiency anaemia automatically lists related information collected from other pages of our website.

The list also includes links to brands of medicine that may be used to treat iron deficiency anaemia, including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets, if available.

Resources for GPs managing patients undergoing planned surgery

NPS MedicineWise and the National Blood Authority have collaborated to develop a suite of resources to assist general practitioners in helping patients with iron deficiency and anaemia get fit for surgery.

Related information - iron deficiency anaemia

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22 Sep 2016 Venofer Solution for infusion is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient iron sucrose. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Venofer Solution for infusion by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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03 Feb 2016 Ferinject Solution for injection is a brand of medicine. Find out about side effects, who can and who shouldn’t use Ferinject Solution for injection by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information. See our tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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08 Dec 2015 Ferrum H Injection is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient iron polymaltose complex. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Ferrum H Injection by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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16 Sep 2015 Use this decision aid to help your patients prepare for surgery.
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16 Sep 2015 Use this decision aid to help your patients prepare for surgery.
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16 Sep 2015 Ferrosig Injection Solution for injection is a brand of medicine. Find out about side effects, who can and who shouldn’t use Ferrosig Injection Solution for injection by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information. See our tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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15 Sep 2015 A sample presurgery referral letter about iron deficiency for patients scheduled for elective surgery.
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15 Sep 2015 An infographic and personalised iron plan that patients can keep with them to inform specialist teams about their iron status and management before surgery.
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15 Sep 2015 A fact sheet outlining the available treatments to increase iron levels in your blood.
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15 Sep 2015 A fact sheet outlining what you need to know about blood transfusions and their risks, as well as how to avoid needing one during elective surgery.