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SupplementalTypical recommendations are 3 months of iron for iron deficiency. The dose depends on the extent of iron deficiency: 50-200mg of elemental iron (adults); 6 mg/kg body weight (children)Administer with vitamin C, which enhances absorption Parenteral (Intravenous or Intramuscular)In cases of insufficient response to supplementation This permits faster and more efficient absorption of iron and repletion of iron stores. ReferencesFry, M. Iron Deficiency Anemia. Retrieved June 7, 2016 from Lecture Notes Online Web site: Iron-Deficiency Anemia. (n.d.). Retrieved from Iron Deficiency Anemia. (2016). Retrieved from -anemia/basics/tests-diagnosis/CON-20019327Miller, J. L. (2013). Iron Deficiency Anemia: A Common and Curable Disease. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives inMedicine, 3(7), 10.1101/cshperspect.a011866 a011866. Who Is at Risk for Anemia? (2012 May 18). Retrieved from -topics/topics/anemia/atrisk#