Medicines & Drugs by category Medicines used to treat blood and nutrition disorders

The leaflets in this section are authored by an experienced pharmacist. Pharmacists are experts in medicines. The medicines in this section include those that act on blood or parts of the blood, some vitamins or minerals that are vital for red blood cell production (such as iron and folic acid) and on the body's ability to make a blood clot. If you've ever thought "Who shouldn't take calcium supplements?", "How do I take my desmopressin?", "How do I get the most from my iron treatment?" or "What problems can tranexamic acid cause?" information leaflets in this section will have answers for you.

Acenocoumarol - an anticoagulant Ascorbic acid tablets
Calcium supplements (Adcal, Calcichew) Calcium with colecalciferol
Darbepoetin alfa Deferiprone
Desmopressin Dihydrotachysterol - AT 10
Folic acid (folate) Hydroxocobalamin injection - Cobalin-H; Neo-Cytamen
Hydroxycarbamide Iron supplements
Lamivudine for hepatitis B infection (Zeffix) Phytomenadione
Potassium salts Sevelamer
Tenofovir disoproxil (Viread) Thiamine
Tranexamic acid for bleeding Zinc sulphate tablets

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