G-6-PD deficiency; Hemolytic anemia due to G6PD deficiency; Anemia - hemolytic due to G6PD deficiency
Treatment may involve:
- Medicines to treat an infection, if present
- Stopping any drugs that are causing red blood cell destruction
- Transfusions, in some cases
Spontaneous recovery from a hemolytic episode is the usual outcome.
Rarely, kidney failure or death may occur following a severe hemolytic event.
Calling your health care provider
Call for an appointment with your health care provider if you have symptoms of this condition.
Call your health care provider if you have been diagnosed with G6PD deficiency and symptoms do not disappear after treatment.