Fe3 Medical Completes First Human Study of Electric Transdermal Iron Patch
For many people with Crohn’s disease, inflammatory bowel disease or gastric bypass operations, it can be hard to maintain sufficient levels of iron in the bloodstream. That can be harder still when oral iron pills can cause intolerable nausea, constipation, and diarrhea. But now, Fe3 Medical is moving forward with its wearable patch that uses electrical current to deliver iron directly through the skin to treat one of the world’s most common deficiencies.
April 11, 2019