Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: janine | 2011/11/16

Q.

Low iron level in 11 year add boy

Dear Doctor, my son has been diagnosed with low iron levels. i believe children with add has low levels. what supplements can i give him to increase his iron levels

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The doctor who diagnosed your son as having a low iron level should have prescribed an iron supplement. The usual supplement recommended for childen is Ferrimed. The dose will depend on your son's weight. All iron supplements must be taken with meals.

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