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 tablets Ascorbic acid tablets
Calcium supplements Darbepoetin alfa (Aranesp/Aranesp SureClick)
Deferiprone tablets and oral solution (Ferriprox) Desmopressin (DDAVP, DesmoMelt, Desmospray, Desmotabs, Octim)
Dihydrotachysterol (AT 10) Folic acid (folate)
Hydroxocobalamin injection (Cobalin-H, Neo-Cytamen) Hydroxycarbamide (Hydrea, Siklos)
Iron supplements Lamivudine for hepatitis B infection (Zeffix)
Lomitapide capsules (Lojuxta) Phytomenadione injection (Konakion MM)
Potassium tablets and liquid medicine (Kay-Cee-L, Sando-K) Thiamine (Benerva, Tyvera)
Thiamine (Benerva, Tyvera) Tranexamic acid for bleeding (Cyklokapron)
Zinc sulfate tablets (Solvazinc)