Treatment Options

How is Iron Deficiency Treated?

Treatment options for iron deficiency anemia

Mild IDA

Iron Rich Foods

Heme iron animal sources Non-heme iron plant sources

Mild to Moderate IDA

Oral Iron Supplements

Heme
Non-heme iron

Severe IDA

Parenteral Iron Supplements

Intravenous (IV) or
Intramuscular (IM) iron