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Malnutrition Summary

Description: An imbalanced nutritional status resulted from insufficient intake of nutrients to meet normal physiological requirement.

Also Known As: Nutritional Deficiencies; Nutritional Deficiency; Undernutrition

Networked: 9766 relevant articles (241 outcomes, 905 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Malnutrition

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vitamin A (Retinol) : 13 outcomes 16 studies in 173 results : FDA 33 Generic
  2. Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-1) : 9 outcomes 25 studies in 212 results : IBA
  3. Micronutrients : 8 outcomes 28 studies in 418 results : IBA
  4. Vitamins : 8 outcomes 13 studies in 245 results : IBA
  5. Glucose (Dextrose) : 7 outcomes 24 studies in 223 results : FDA 175 Generic
  6. Vaccines : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 28 results : IBA
  7. Amino Acids : 6 outcomes 9 studies in 104 results : FDA 53
  8. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 73 results : IBA
  9. Iron : 5 outcomes 27 studies in 409 results : IBA
  10. Carbon Monoxide : 5 outcomes 15 studies in 196 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Malnutrition

  1. Infection
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  4. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction)
  5. Inflammation
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Key Therapies for Malnutrition

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  1. Nutritional Support (Artificial Feeding) : 10 outcomes 29 studies in 315 results
  2. Enteral Nutrition (Feeding, Tube) : 10 outcomes 11 studies in 201 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 9 outcomes 9 studies in 173 results
  4. Parenteral Nutrition : 7 outcomes 7 studies in 153 results
  5. Radiotherapy : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 66 results
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