Drugs every sickle Cell patient must take


Sickle Cell is a group of disorders that cause red blood cells to become misshapen and break down.

With sickle cell disease, an inherited group of disorders, red blood cells contort into a sickle shape.

The cells die early, leaving a shortage of healthy red blood cells (sickle cell anaemia) and can block blood flow causing pain (sickle cell crisis).

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Infections, pain and fatigue are symptoms of sickle cell disease.

Treatments include medication, blood transfusions and rarely a bone-marrow transplant.

Sickle cell disorder is however, not a death sentence as many people have lived their lives and able to achieve their goals in life with proper management of the disorder.

The following medications are what you should take to keep fit while you are advised to eat healthy.

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The drugs are Folic Acid, vitamin B complex, Proguanil and vitamin c.

“It has worked for me. Not had crisis since January 2017 and I’ll be 37 this year,” a sickle cell patient testifies.

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Above all, let a qualified professional prescribe drugs for you.


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