Efficacy and Tolerability of Oral Iron Protein Succinylate in the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Adults with Diverse Pathologies

Published: Jul. 9,2021

This narrative review addresses the efficacy and safety profiles of iron protein succinylate (FERPLEX) for the treatment of ID and IDA in adult patients with a wide range of clinical conditions, such as preoperative and postoperative ID, elderly ID, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), Hypothyroidism, regular blood donors, and ID developed in young athletes. In conclusion, Iron Protein Succinylate compares favorably in efficacy and safety with other currently available oral iron preparations, showing a fast and steady improvement in hematologic parameters (that reflect a better iron absorption), and a lower incidence of adverse events.