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I have to take 2 325mg iron pills a day, should I take them both a the same time?

Posted 8 Aug 2013 by marti545 1 answer

I was in the hospital with low hemoglobin and iron... I started at 1 a day and tomorrow I have to start 2. What is the best source of iron? I have no appetite at all..

When to take second iron pill?

Posted 20 days ago by bunyip22 1 answer

I take Feramax 150 for anemia, once a day, first thing in the morning on an empty stomach, with orange juice, to maximize absorption. My doctor has now recommended doubling the dose. Should I take both pills together, or the second at night when my stomach would not be empty?

Can I take dietary supplement of iron instead of the drug my doctor prescribed for iron deficiency?

Posted 9 Jun 2017 by Jamie0012 1 answer

The drug my doctor prescribed contains "iron iii hydroxide poly-maltose complex and folic acid -"100 mg elementary iron" but I heard it might cause constipation which I have been suffering. I was wondering if I can use dietary supplement instead. I know a brand that have iron ...

Recovery Time after Blood Transfusion?

Posted 24 May 2017 by Zylo 0 answers

So almost 3 months ago I needed emergency surgery and received about 4 units of blood and a week's stay in the hospital. After about 8 weeks my numbers were all basically normal with my iron still being a little low. Most days I feel alright, but still sometimes tired and lately I've ...

PMT before and after my monthly cycle?

Posted 9 Apr 2017 by sueby 0 answers

Can you please advise on what to take to stop the lows before and after my monthly cycle? I have have been ongoing low in iron, B12 and Vitamin D, and am guessing I don't have far to go before menopause -I am 49 years old. Thank you.

Sklice - Styling after treatment?

Posted 15 Feb 2017 by stkoby 0 answers

After rinsing can I apply styling gel, blow dry my hair and use curling iron as usual? And, can I wash and condition my hair the next day? My normal process is to wash, condition, dry and style daily or every other day. By the way... I am 68 years old and got lice from my grand daughters when ...

Is 65mg ferrous sulfate 2x daily safe and for how long?

Posted 21 Feb 2017 by bjm10 0 answers

I was diagnosed with bleeding diverticulosis and my hemoglobin was 7 and I received 2 units of blood. I was released from hospital with hemoglobin at 10 or less and prescribed 65mg iron 2x daily. I worry about the side effects of iron that I have read about and fear the dosage may be too high. and ...

Why does my wife feel so weak and ill?

Posted 9 Mar 2017 by Realdeels 0 answers

She has low iron and gets periodic infusions but she still feels weak. Could there be something else to be concerned about?

So I've had my Nexplanon for almost 8 months after having a child and experience a period like?

Posted 4 Mar 2017 by katiekntts 0 answers

... bleeding every other week... the blood has a sulfur smell to it like I'm losing iron, also had some brown blood but more on the pad then if I were to wipe after using the bathroom. has anyone else experienced this?

Combining Iron Supplement with Type 2 Diabetes Meds?

Posted 27 Feb 2017 by apv920 0 answers

Is there any health risk of adding an Iron Supplement while taking prescriptions for Lisinopril and Metaformin

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