my va dr. said i have lost about 3 pints of blood since i had my last blood test back in april of 2009 and its now oct 2009. i am taking 2 324mg tabs a day. the back of my legs (CALFS) stays sore all the time. it may be from the low blood. i know it hurts.i have had this problem for about 6 months (MY LEGS HURTING) today sat.oct 24th is the 7th day i have taken this med. how long will it take for me to see results. is there something i can do or eat to help. i will try anything at this point i am so tired of my legs hurting i am 60yrs old.
10 Nov 2009
Is your doctor giving you iron because you are anemic? If so it can take 3 to 4 weeks of iron supplementation before hemoglobin levels are raises sufficiently. I am unsure as to whether this would help your sore legs. Have you tried taking some over the counter pain medication eg. acetaminophen or ibuprofen?
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