Quick-reference tool for consultations
The new table summarises the oral iron supplements listed in MIMS for both the treatment and prophylaxis of iron-deficiency states. The table includes the ferrous iron equivalence and the licensed adult doses for each product, as well as details of the different formulations available, making it an invaluable resource for consultations. The cost for 28 days of prophylaxis/treatment is included for each preparation, with a range given when the dose is variable.
Calcium and vitamin D table updated
In the updated calcium and vitamin D supplements table, information on calcium content is given alongside the cost of a 28-day supply, with the aim of helping the healthcare professional to choose the most appropriate preparation for individual patients.