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Too Much Iron Linked to Gestational Diabetes

Posted 11 Nov 2016 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, Nov. 10, 2016 – High levels of iron have been linked with an increased risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), begging the question whether routine recommendations of iron supplements are warranted, a new study says. The new research found that women with the highest iron levels during the second trimester of pregnancy had more than twice the risk of ...

FDA Approves Jadenu (deferasirox) Tablets for Chronic Iron Overload

Posted 30 Mar 2015 by Drugs.com

Basel, March 30, 2015 - Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Jadenu (deferasirox) tablets, a new oral formulation of Exjade (deferasirox) tablets for oral suspension, for the treatment of chronic iron overload due to blood transfusions in patients 2 years of age and older, and chronic iron overload in non-transfusion-dependent thalassemia syndromes ...

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