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... I had a bad reaction to iron supplements too, like you describe with feeling like I couldn't breathe once I took them. ... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the board! ... (3 replies)
... Yes, I agree IV infusions are great when we HAVE to have them. People need to be aware of BOTH sides risk and benefits. It is an extremely dangerous therapy. ... (4 replies)

... I guess I'll just keep looking for another supplement. My grocery store did care a liquid iron prep for children, though not the one you mentioned. ... (6 replies)
... I suspect you need to take more, at the level of the over the counter preps. Mine is 44 mg elemental iron. I think some anemic people take much more than this. ... (6 replies)
... I'm very sensitive to meds and supplements so I've been hesitant about trying any iron tablets. Last year I tried some chelated iron from Whole Foods but it tore up my stomach and my fingers started itching. ... (6 replies)
Allergy to Iron?
Apr 26, 2005
... one is allergy and the other is adverse reaction. I have adverse reactions to iron supplements in pill form because I get constipation, headaches and stomach pain. ... (3 replies)
... came back showing that my HGB level had dropped from 11.5 in August 2008 to 9.7 in August 2009. ... (0 replies)
... who is willing to try infusion first. I was given many infusions after oral iron supplements failed to bring up my blood levels. I had a severe allergic reaction to the first. I was switched to another IV iron and tolerated that well for over 2 years before developing a life threatening allergy to that!! ... (10 replies)
... I finally got my act together in taking my slow fe iron late May through June of 2004. Taking it loyally... then bam... What looked like mosquito bites. Those kept coming and coming... ... (1 replies)
... I believe what you are having is a reaction to the iron. Some people just get hot flushes when they take the iron supplements other people have stronger reactions. The doctor may have to prescribe an antihistamine to go with the iron in order for you to be able to tolerate it. ... (7 replies)
... montanajane I had an allergic reaction to ferrous sulfate tablets but ferrous furmate tablets work well for me. ... (5 replies)
... About a year ago I was diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia, haemoglobin 9.6. ... (0 replies)
... I don't know why you would be warned against supplements. In fact, it's very dangerous NOT to treat anemia. The first thing you do is go on supplements. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the replies, everyone. It is probably a food allergy. I haven't had any supplements yet. Going to get those soon. ... (22 replies)
... Are you sure that you didn't eat something that you are allergic to. Have you been okay before when taking iron supplements or do you get a reaction with those as well? ... (22 replies)
... ection as well cause my mother had an reaction to it .so i went fine on the intrav.i take fefol and iron tablets with built in vit c.helps alot. ... (2 replies)
... Some people are allergic to iron supplements. Some times people are allergic to the filler ingredients that the manufacturer uses to make the supplements into oral medication. If you want to you could wait until your levels get critical and then get infusions. ... (3 replies)
... i thought i must be allergic, although my doctor denied any idea these could cause an allergic reaction like chest pain! He seemed amazed I was reporting chest pains following these pills. ... (7 replies)
Still Anemic!
Dec 19, 2008
... I'm back. It's been awhile since I didn't visit this site. I was just busy, tired, and miserable. I have been trying all sorts of iron lately. Nothing has helped. ... (2 replies)




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