Medicines & Drugs by category Medicines used to treat blood and nutrition disorders

The leaflets in this section are authored by an experienced pharmacist. Pharmacists are experts in medicines. The medicines in this section include those that act on blood or parts of the blood, some vitamins or minerals that are vital for red blood cell production (such as iron and folic acid) and on the body's ability to make a blood clot. If you've ever thought "Who shouldn't take calcium supplements?", "How do I take my desmopressin?", "How do I get the most from my iron treatment?" or "What problems can tranexamic acid cause?" information leaflets in this section will have answers for you.

Acenocoumarol - an anticoagulant (Sinthrome)Acipimox capsules (Olbetam)
Ascorbic acid tabletsCalcium supplements
Darbepoetin alfa (Aranesp/Aranesp SureClick)Deferiprone
DesmopressinDihydrotachysterol (AT 10)
Folic acid (folate)Hydroxocobalamin injection (Cobalin-H, Neo-Cytamen)
HydroxycarbamideIron supplements
Lamivudine for hepatitis B infection (Zeffix)Lomitapide capsules (Lojuxta)
PhytomenadionePotassium salts
SevelamerTenofovir disoproxil (Viread)
Thiamine (Benerva, Tyvera)Tranexamic acid for bleeding (Cyklokapron)
Zinc sulfate tablets (Solvazinc)