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Medications for Anemia

What is Anemia: Anemia is a lower than normal number of red blood cells (erythrocytes) in the blood, usually measured by a decrease in the amount of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the red pigment in red blood cells that transports oxygen.

Compare drugs associated with Anemia

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Procrit Rx C N 3 reviews
2.0

Generic name: epoetin alfa systemic

Drug class: recombinant human erythropoietins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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multivitamin with iron Rx/OTC C N 14 reviews
8.0

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Brand names:  Integra Plus, Ferralet 90, Chromagen, Ferocon, Integra F, Repliva 21 / 7, BiferaRx, Ferrex 150 Forte, FE C Tab Plus, Dialyvite, Ferrex 28, Ferrex 150 Forte Plus, Chromagen Forte, FoliTab 500, Ferrogels Forte, Nephron-FA, EnLyte, Irospan 24 / 6, Maxaron Forte, NovaFerrum, Tricon, Ferotrin, Proferrin-Forte, Hematogen Forte, Myferon 150 Forte, FeRiva, FeRivaFA, Fumatinic, Hemetab, MyKidz Iron, Niron Komplete, Nufera, TL Icon

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
Vitamin B6 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: pyridoxine systemic

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Epogen Rx C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: epoetin alfa systemic

Drug class: recombinant human erythropoietins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Anadrol-50 Rx X 3 Add review Add

Generic name: oxymetholone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

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epoetin alfa Rx C N 4 reviews
4.0

Generic name: epoetin alfa systemic

Brand names:  Procrit, Epogen

Drug class: recombinant human erythropoietins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Integra Plus Rx/OTC C N Add review
10

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Ferralet 90 Rx/OTC C N 1 review
10

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
pyridoxine Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: pyridoxine systemic

Brand names:  Vitamin B6, Aminoxin

Drug class: vitamins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Aminoxin Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: pyridoxine systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Chromagen Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

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Ferocon Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

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Integra F Rx/OTC C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Repliva 21 / 7 Rx/OTC C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

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BiferaRx Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

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Ferrex 150 Forte Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

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FE C Tab Plus Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Revlimid Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: lenalidomide systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antineoplastics, other immunosuppressants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Dialyvite Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

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Ferrex 28 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

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For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Ferrex 150 Forte Plus Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

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Chromagen Forte Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
oxymetholone Rx X 3 1 review
10

Generic name: oxymetholone systemic

Brand name:  Anadrol-50

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
FoliTab 500 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Ferrogels Forte Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: multivitamin with iron systemic

Drug class: iron products, vitamin and mineral combinations

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Alternative treatments for Anemia

The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Anemia. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Anemia.

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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