Which medications in the drug class Vitamins are used in the treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia?

Updated: May 12, 2021
  • Author: Joseph E Maakaron, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Vitamins

Supplemental folic acid replenishes the depleted folate stores necessary for erythropoiesis.

Folic acid (FA-8)

Folic acid is necessary for proper nucleotide metabolism. It is an important cofactor for enzymes used in production of RBCs.


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