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What is the best iron-removing treatment?
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Iron removing
One of the best treatments toremove excess iron from the body is to donate blood frequently as blood has a very high content of iron.

In brief: Iron removing
One of the best treatments toremove excess iron from the body is to donate blood frequently as blood has a very high content of iron.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
Agree, as long as you're not transfusion dependent. If you are transfusion dependent (thalassemias for example), deferoxamine is the best.
Dr. Ruben Mesa
Internal Medicine - Hematology
In brief: Exjade
In general the oral iron chelator Exjade is the best tolerated and most effective iron chelator. Whether one needs this therapy is a discussion to be had with your hematologist.

In brief: Exjade
In general the oral iron chelator Exjade is the best tolerated and most effective iron chelator. Whether one needs this therapy is a discussion to be had with your hematologist.
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