Wednesday, 21 November 2012

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Practice Question #6

A 53 year old woman consults you about chronic loss of blood. She says the OBGYN told her that she has fibroids and that's why she's been bleeding. You take a CBC and realize she has normocytic anemia. You give her iron supplements and tell her to drink plenty of orange juice with her medication. She says she'll do it and thanks you very much. The reason why you told her to drink her medication with orange juice is due to which of the following?

1. Oxidation
2. Reduction
3. Free Radicals
4. Superions
5. Anion Gap

This is a hard one. Think about it and answer as best as you can bellow. Please be thorough with your explanation!