Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine

Abstract

The Effectiveness and Tolerability of Globifer Forte (Haem Iron) Tablets on Iron Deficiency Anaemia in Pregnancy

Elmahaishi Wael M, Zwawa Alia A, Elmahaishi Asma M, Elmahaishi MS

Background: Anemia caused by Iron Deficiency, is described as reduced amount of red blood cells (RBCs) or decreased hemoglobin as a result of lower level of iron in the human body. We carried out this study to evaluate the effectiveness of Globifert fort (oral iron intake) in iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in pregnant patients.

Methods: In this prospective study 100 pregnant women were involved. All of them were given Globifert fort tables during the study period of 12 weeks.

Results: Hb level have reached the target level within a short period of time with very minor side effects or discomfort.

Conclusions: Globifert Fort has been found very suitable, effective and convenient in treatment of IDA during antenatal care.