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Which of the following is true about oral therapy for iron deficiency anemia: (PGI May 2009)



A In 300 mg elemental iron given 100 mg get absorbed

B Reticulocytosis appears in one to 2 weeks and then peaks in 3-4 weeks

C Hemoglobin levels are usually corrected in six months of initiating therapy

D Decrease in absorption with improvement of symptoms

E Stop the Rx after normalizing the Hb

Ans. D Decrease in absorption with improvement of symptoms

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