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1

Oral Drugs used in iron deficiency anemia

Ferrous sulfate (65 mg)
Ferrous gluconate (36 mg)
Ferrous fumarate (106 mg)

2

Parenteral drugs used in iron deficiency anemia

Iron Dextran
Sodium Ferric gluconate complex
Iron sucrose

3

In patients treated for anemia, necrotizing gastroenteritis, abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea, shock, lethargy and dyspnea are symptoms of what?

Acute overdose

4

What is the result of chronic iron overload?

Hematochromatosis

5

what is the treatment for acute iron poisoning?

Deferoxamine, Deferasirox

6

What is used in the treatment for anemia associated with chronic renal disease which is also used as performing enhancing drug in athletes

Epoetin alfa

7

What is the treatment in neutropenia associated with chemotherapy, myelodysplasia, and aplastic anemia

G-CSF
Sargramostim, Pegfilgrastim

8

What is one of the side effects of giving epoetin alfa?

Pure red cell aplasia

9

What is a megakarocyte growth factor used in the secondary prevention of thrombocytopenia in patients undergoing cytotoxic chemotherapy and acts by activating IL-11 receptors?

Oprelvekin (IL-11)

10

What is the toxic dose of aspirin? Lethal Dose?

Toxic dose: 150 mg/kg
Lethal dose: 500 mg/kg

11

what is the triad of aspirin hypersensitivity?

SAMTER's triad: Asthma, Aspirin Sensitivity, Nasal polyps

12

What is an antiplatelet drug that acts by inhibiting GPIIB/IIIa binding to fibrinogen and other ligands

Abciximab, Eptifibatide, tirofiban