Case of Iron Deficiency as per Iron Studies

A mother of a 2 year son consulted over whatsapp with complaints of poor intake, poor weight gain and weak son for which she has been concerned for quite a long time History Deworming was done in 2020 with Syp Zentel 1tsf stat and repeat after 2 weeks Management What can be advised for the case of Iron deficiency in this case? Your valuable opinions are appreciated


So far these iron levels are acceptable in2yr old child What about Hb Vitcofol syp 1tsf od Or hepatoglobin syp 1 TSF od Protein granules suppliment

Start the child on iron supplement elemental iron at a dose of 6 mg/kg/day in two divided doses for three months . Supplementing with vit c n vit d helps in good absorption of iron. Stop intake of cows milk as it's low in bioavailable iron. Advise on intake of iron rich foods like meat eggs green leafy vegetables even jaggery is a very good source of iron.

Iron deficiency Iron loss piles Trauma Ladies menorrhagia Any bleeding disorder Deworming Albendazole 400 hs 3 days Opinion of haematologist Hb electrophoresis Ferritin

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