Anemia, Sickle Cell Medications
Definition of Anemia, Sickle Cell:
Sickle cell anemia is an inherited disease in which the red blood cells, normally disc-shaped, become crescent shaped. As a result, they function abnormally and cause small blood clots. These clots give rise to recurrent painful episodes called 'sickle cell pain crises'.
Drugs associated with Anemia, Sickle Cell
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Anemia, Sickle Cell. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
Synonym(s): Hb SS; Hemoglobin SS disease; Sickle Cell Anemia; Sickle Cell Disease