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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)
... I am allergic to iron. I've been to three hematologists. The first gave me the IV despite my insistence that I've never been able to tolerate oral iron. The second wanted to test the IV again. ... (6 replies)

... It is a paradox that the very people who seem to be low on iron, or have trouble absorbing iron are also the ones who appear to have allergic reactions to iron or adverse reactions to iron when given supplements. ... (5 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)
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)
... Welcome to the boards! ... (6 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 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)
... if you have been on the BHRT for years, does anybody recheck you to see whether you are on the correct amount for your present hormone levels? ... (12 replies)
... Have you spoken to your doctor about this. It could be that your blood sugar level is being effected by the hypothyroid condition and that an ingredient in the iron tablet is aggravating it. The stabilizers and preservatives they use to make the medications can cause allergic reactions in some people. ... (2 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'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)
... Hey, I can related to the IBS stuff. Whenever I try to take calcium supplements or the fish oil, I get crampy IBS symptoms. To the point, I can't take it anymore. ... (6 replies)
... Well after my specialist appointment yesterday i have been left a bit deflated as my iron hasn't risen since my last blood test in march of this year. To compound matters, my thyroid test has revealed that things aren't fantastic in that department and all due to the low ferritin. ... (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)
... montanajane I had an allergic reaction to ferrous sulfate tablets but ferrous furmate tablets work well for me. ... (5 replies)
... Christine, some of those over the counter products are truly not strong enough for people who need to raise their levels in a hurry. ... (6 replies)
... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 replies)
... I have been taking Synthroid for about 13 years and I've always been fine. About 2 years ago, I started to have a chronic "rash" type of thing on my chest and back. It was almost like eczema in that I had rough patches. ... (8 replies)


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