What is Sickle Cell Anemia?

Sickle cell anemia is when red blood cells are crescent shaped resulting in less oxygen being carried throughout the body. They do not move around as easily as normal red blood cells. Symptoms include fatigue, jaundice, shortness of breath, and pale skin.

Treatment for sickle cell anemia includes pain medications, blood transfusions, and antibiotics for infection. A common drug class used to treat sickle cell anemia is the antimetabolites drug class.

Popular Sickle Cell Anemia Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Antimetabolites 36 See Prices
Antimetabolites 58 See Prices
Enzyme Replacement Therapies 2,286 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Sickle Cell Anemia Drug Classes

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