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How do medications treat the mucolipidoses?

Because it is a genetic disease, the underlying causes of the mucolipidoses are not addressed by prescription medication. Your doctor may recommend that you take iron supplements to prevent anemia that may result from mucolipidosis. Medications to increase bone density may help with bone pain and related issues.  The vitamin B12 is also useful, especially if you have MLIV.

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