Columbia, Missouri 65212

  • Anemia in Pregnancy

Purpose:

The investigators will randomize women diagnosed with anemia in the mid-trimester of pregnancy to once or twice daily iron supplementation


Study summary:

Women defined as having iron deficiency anemia based on a low hemoglobin as defined by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a low serum ferritin, in the absence of hemoglobinopathy, will be randomized to ferrous sulfate 325mg PO daily or PO twice daily.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Singleton gestation - Iron deficiency anemia as defined by a Hgb of less than 11mg/dL in the first and 3rd trimester and 10.5mg/dL in the 2nd trimester and a serum ferritin of less than 15ug/mL. - In accordance with American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) guidelines, the Hgb cutoff will be reduced by 0.8mg/dL in African American women. - In accordance with the standard of care, African American women and those with a mean corpuscular volume (MCV) on their routine screening complete blood count (CBC) of less than 70 will require a hemoglobin electrophoresis to exclude hemoglobinopathy prior to enrollment. Exclusion Criteria: - Multiple gestation - Maternal hemoglobinopathy or hemochromatosis, - Irritable bowel disease or irritable bowel syndrome - History of bariatric surgery or extensive bowel surgery - Individuals already receiving iron supplementation aside from prenatal vitamins.


NCT ID:

NCT02839096


Primary Contact:

Daniel Jackson
Phone: 5734996041
Email: jacksondl@health.missouri.edu


Backup Contact:

Email: mosbyej@health.missouri.edu
Elizabeth J Mosby, MS
Phone: 573-817-3275


Location Contact:

Columbia, Missouri 65212
United States



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Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: August 03, 2021

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