Hereditary Spherocytosis Medication

Updated: Feb 18, 2021
  • Author: Gus Gonzalez, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

The goals of pharmacotherapy for hereditary spherocytosis are to reduce morbidity and prevent complications. Folic acid supplementation is indicated to prevent megaloblastic crisis.

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Vitamins

Class Summary

These agents are essential for normal DNA synthesis.

Folic acid (Folvite)

Important water-soluble cofactor for enzymes used in production of RBCs.

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