He has active Crohn's Disease and therefor Anemia (9.1) I'm not sure of the number of pills he needs?
29 Mar 2011
First of all, I am sorry to hear that your son has Crohn's at such a young age. I was diagnosed with mine a year ago (49 years) and it's been an on going struggle. The iron seems to be a high dose but hopefully, once his iron level is up, he will be able to maintain it. I have never heard of Ferrous sulfate and Dried Ferrous, is that an herbal medicine or something that your doctor prescribed as well. your doctor prescribed this to him, I am surprised that he didn't give you a dosage to follow.
Does your son have a Gastroenterologist? I am actually going to see a new doctor today, my regular doctor is out until June due to a hip replacement and since I have been having problems and I don't want to get into an emergency situation. Just an FYI... One thing I did find out as I was in the ER yesterday, people with Crohn's are at a higher risk of developing kidney stones, so hopefully he will be okay in that area.
I know this did not answer your question, I just wanted to email you back.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Ferrous sulfate has 65mg elemental iron per 325 mg, dried ferrous sulfate has 50mg elemental iron per 160mg. The RDA percentage listed on the bottles ...
1 answer • 22 Sep 2009
Recently diagnosed with anemia. A couple years ago same diagnoses. I have left over Ferrous Sulfate... (2yrs) have doctors app't in 2 weeks ...
1 answer • 30 Jun 2010
Is 325 mg equal to 27 mg iron? Physician prescribes 325 mg but bottle and various seller web sites state only 27 mg iron? not amount of ferrous ...
2 answers • 12 May 2012
1 answer • 31 Mar 2013
1 answer • 21 May 2013