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For specific therapy, exchange transfusion and chelating agents. For general management, gastric and rectal lavage with sodium bicarbonate solution or milk, administration of intravenous fluids and electrolytes, and use of oxygen.
Hemochromatosis and hemosiderosis are contraindications to iron therapy.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
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