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Supplement with the highest iron content

Ferrous fumarate

2

Acute iron overdose can cause?

Necrotizing gastroenteritis
Bloody diarrhea
Shock

3

Chelator of choice for acute iron toxicity

Deferoxamine via IV

4

Triad of hemochromatosis

Cirrhosis
DM
Skin pigmentation

5

Treatment for hemochromatosis

Phlebotomy
Deferoxamine IV
Deferasirox oral

6

Neurologic signs of Vitamin B12 deficiency

Ataxic gait
Impaired position and vibratory sense
Spasticity

7

Where is vitamin B12 stored

Liver

8

Used for Pernicious anemia

Cyanocobalamin
Hydroxocobalamin

9

Site of absorption of Vitamin B12

Distal ileum

10

Site of absorption of folic acid

Proximal jejunum

11

Used for the prevention of neural tube defects

Folic acid

12

Used for neutropenia associated with chemotherapy, myelodysplasia, and aplastic anemia

Filgrastim
(G-CSF)

13

MOA of oprelvekin

Activates IL-11 receptors

14

Used for the prevention of thrombocytopenia in patients undergoing cytotoxic chemotherapy for nonmyeloid cancers

Oprelvekin

15

Converts folic acid to tetrahydrofolate

Dihydrofolate reductase

16

Used for the treatment of anemia of renal failure

Epoeitin alfa

17

MC complications of erythropoietin therapy

Hypertension
Thrombosis

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Laboratory picture of IDA

Dec iron
Dec ferritin
Inc TIBC