Plummer-Vinson Syndrome Medication

Updated: Jun 29, 2020
  • Author: Louis Michel Wong Kee Song, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

The goals of pharmacotherapy are to reduce morbidity and to prevent complications.

Ferrous preparations are administered to correct the deficiency in iron (with or without anemia) in patients with Plummer-Vinson syndrome (PVS).

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Iron preparations

Class Summary

Iron replacement is an important component of the treatment of PVS.

Ferrous sulfate (Feosol)

A nutritionally essential inorganic iron preparation used to treat iron deficiency anemia associated with PVS.

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