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Heme Iron Polypeptide versus Oral and Injectable Iron Products for the Treatment of Anemia

Last updated: September 28, 2007
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Result type: Report

Question

What is the comparative efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of heme iron polypeptide (Proferrinâ) with oral iron products for the treatment of anemia? What is the comparative efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of heme iron polypeptide (Proferrinâ) with injectable iron products for the treatment or maintenance of anemia in patients with chronic renal failure, with or without dialysis?