Oral iron supplementation with ferric maltol in patients with pulmonary hypertension

Eur Respir J. 2020 Nov 12;56(5):2000616. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00616-2020. Print 2020 Nov.


Oral ferric maltol was well tolerated and effective in patients with pulmonary hypertension and iron deficiency anaemia. Restoration of iron stores corrected anaemia and resulted in improved right ventricular function and exercise tolerance https://bit.ly/2zMwvxc

Trial registration: ClinicalTrials.gov NCT03371173.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Administration, Oral
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Ferric Compounds
  • Humans
  • Hypertension, Pulmonary* / drug therapy
  • Iron*
  • Pyrones


  • Ferric Compounds
  • Pyrones
  • Iron
  • ferric maltol

Associated data

  • ClinicalTrials.gov/NCT03371173