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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

(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

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.
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Most commonly used medications that contributed to ADRs were hematinics - 42% (ferrous sulfate + iron sucrose), followed by antimicrobials (31%), analgesics (9%), hormones (6%), uterine stimulants (5%), and miscellaneous such as antifibrinolytics (3%), uterine relaxants (2%), mineral (1%), and antihypertensive drugs (1%) [Figure 2].
vulgaris leaf and stalk showed strong hematinic and anti-anemic potentials based on its antioxidant principles.
The exact pathophysiology of Aphthous ulcers remains obscure, many factors are considered to contribute to the pathogenesis of these lesions, such as immunological factors, local trauma, smoking, stress, hormonal imbalance, infections, vitamin and trace element deficiencies, hereditary and genetic factors, microbial factor, food hypersensitivity drug allergy, hematinic deficiencies and human immunodeficiency virus infection4 -8 .
The major method groups participating in the Hematinics Scheme are Abbott Architect, Beckman Access, Beckman DxI, the Roche Elecsys group, Siemens Advia Centaur, and Siemens Immulite 2000 and Immulite 2500.
These hematinic solutions often included various other elements such as Zn and Cu, (5) which is consistent with their presence in the sample.
Iron sucrose, also long used in Europe, is the most recent addition to the hematinic therapy armamentarium in the United States (November, 2000).
Vitamin [B.sub.12] was the first of the interrelated hematinic (meaning "blood-building") vitamins to be discovered.
Natural vitamins represent approximately 40% of the total vitamin, nutrient and hematinic preparations market, which approached $2.3 billion at retail last year, according to the market research firm of Business Trends Analysts.
The Type 1 diabetics, gestational diabetics, patients on ACE inhibitors, hematinic, liver disease, and malignancy were excluded from the study.
To recoup the blood loss, oral hematinic therapy viz.
Tenders invited for Supply of following : (i) medicine for bph, (ii) medicine for diabetic nuropathy , (iii) anti-ulcerant medicine , (iv) pre-probiotics ,(v) hematinic injection, (vi) mouth wash and (vii) liquid alkalizer
Hence, any anemic patient should not be treated blindly with hematinic. They must be investigated to find out the actual cause and type of anemia before starting treatment.