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Iron sucrose infusion is an iron replacement used to treat iron deficiency anemia (not enough iron in the body to make hemoglobin). Iron is a mineral that the body needs to produce hemoglobin, which carries oxygen in the blood. When the body does not get enough iron, it cannot produce enough hemoglobin and you become anemic.
The research study is looking at the side effects of using a higher dose and faster rate of iron sucrose infusion than what is used in standard of care. The purpose of this study is to see if infusion with 500 mg of iron sucrose over a one hour time period can be done safely. If this can be done safely, it may reduce the total number of infusions required and the time for each infusion. This may be less costly and less burdensome to patients.
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-01T16:08:22-0500
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Evaluation of safety and efficacy of iron isomaltoside compared to iron sucrose in subjects suffering from IDA
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Iron or iron compounds used in foods or as food. Dietary iron is important in oxygen transport and the synthesis of the iron-porphyrin proteins hemoglobin, myoglobin, cytochromes, and cytochrome oxidase. Insufficient amounts of dietary iron can lead to iron-deficiency anemia.
Anemia characterized by decreased or absent iron stores, low serum iron concentration, low transferrin saturation, and low hemoglobin concentration or hematocrit value. The erythrocytes are hypochromic and microcytic and the iron binding capacity is increased.
A multifunctional iron-sulfur protein that is both an iron regulatory protein and cytoplasmic form of aconitate hydratase. It binds to iron regulatory elements found on mRNAs involved in iron metabolism and regulates their translation. Its rate of degradation is increased in the presence of IRON.
A multifunctional iron-sulfur protein that is both an iron regulatory protein and cytoplasmic form of aconitate hydratase. It binds to iron regulatory elements found on mRNAs involved in iron metabolism and regulates their translation. Its RNA binding ability and its aconitate hydrolase activity are dependent upon availability of IRON.
Anemia characterized by a decrease in the ratio of the weight of hemoglobin to the volume of the erythrocyte, i.e., the mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration is less than normal. The individual cells contain less hemoglobin than they could have under optimal conditions. Hypochromic anemia may be caused by iron deficiency from a low iron intake, diminished iron absorption, or excessive iron loss. It can also be caused by infections or other diseases, therapeutic drugs, lead poisoning, and other conditions. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Miale, Laboratory Medicine: Hematology, 6th ed, p393)
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