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Is alternate day dosing of oral iron an effective option for iron-deficiency anaemia?
  1. Katie Feather,
  2. Teck K Khong
  1. Clinical Pharmacology, St George's University of London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Teck K Khong, Clinical Pharmacology, St George's University of London, London, SW17 0RE, UK; tkhong{at}


Commentary on: Kaundal R, Bhatia P, Jain A, et al. Randomized controlled trial of twice-daily versus alternate-day oral iron therapy in the treatment of iron-deficiency anemia. Ann Hematol. 2020;99:57-63.

Series Editor: Dr Teck Khong, DTB Associate Editor, Clinical Pharmacology, St George’s, University of London, UK

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