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hematinic

 [he″mah-tin´ik]
1. improving the quality of the blood.
2. an agent that does this, increasing the hemoglobin level and the number of erythrocytes; examples are iron preparations, liver extract, and the B complex vitamins.

he·ma·tin·ic

(hē'mă-tin'ik, hem-a-),
1. Improving the condition of the blood.
2. An agent that improves the quality of blood by increasing the number of erythrocytes and/or the hemoglobin concentration. Synonym(s): hematic (2)
Synonym(s): hematonic

hematinic

/he·ma·tin·ic/ (he″mah-tin´ik)
1. pertaining to hematin.
2. an agent that increases the hemoglobin level and the number of erythrocytes in the blood.

hematinic

(hē′mə-tĭn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Acting to increase the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.
2. Of, relating to, or derived from hematin.
n.
A drug that increases the amount of hemoglobin in the blood.

hematinic

[hem′ətin′ik]
a therapeutic agent that produces an increase in the number of erythrocytes and/or hemoglobin concentration in erythrocytes, such as iron or B complex vitamins.

hematinic

A general term for those substances including metal ions (iron, cobalt, zinc), vitamins (vitamin B12 and folic acid) and proteins (e.g., erythropoietin), which are required for normal erythropoiesis.

he·ma·tin·ic

(hē'mă-tin'ik)
1. Improving the condition of the blood.
2. An agent that increases the number of erythrocytes or the hemoglobin concentration of the blood.
Synonym(s): hematic (2) , haematinic.

he·ma·tin·ic

(hē'mă-tin'ik)
1. Improving the condition of the blood.
2. An agent that improves the quality of blood by increasing the number of erythrocytes and/or the hemoglobin concentration.
Synonym(s): hematic (2) , haematinic.

hematinic

1. improving the quality of the blood.
2. an agent that improves the quality of the blood, increasing the hemoglobin level and the number of erythrocytes; examples are iron preparations, liver extract and the B complex vitamins.
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5%) in the study group had deficiencies in at least two hematinic parameters.
Screening for hematinic deficiencies in patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis.
Some other studies have also reported hematinic deficiencies in 20% patients with recurrent apthous ulcers with recurrence rates as high as 50%21,22.
It was reported that 73% patients with B 12 deficiency when given B12 therapy recovered completely while, 70% patients with recurrent apthous ulcers improved with hematinic replacement therapy8,14,21 .
As indicated above, to be suitable as a hematinic, the iron phosphate had to be dissolved in aqueous solution.
It was concluded that the original contents of LC#15985 were probably an iron phosphate solution that was used as a hematinic and sold as such by the local pharmacy in Sandpoint.
The most common associated condition was anemia or a hematinic deficiency, which was found in 61 patients (25%).
Porter, C Scully, S Flint; Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis the Efficiency of Replacement Therapy In Patients With Underlying Hematinic Defficiences; Annals of Dentistry; 1992; 51; 14-16.
Patient was discharged with levothyroxin therapy and hematinic.
Where iron and foliate deficiency is common, in countries prophylactic administration of hematinic is strongly indicated.
Vitamin nutrient and hematinic preparations for human use