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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 was just diagnosed with severe anemia. My HGB was 9.1 my HCT was 27 and my ferritin serum was a 2 RBC was 3.80. My doctor told me to take 325mg of iron twice a day. I have tried 3 different iron supplements and had bad reactions to all of them. The last one I took was slo fe. ... (3 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)
... but rather another version of the ferrous sulfate they make. For others on this board that have had a reaction to ferrous sulfate and tried carbonyl iron, how did that go? ... (5 replies)
... montanajane I had an allergic reaction to ferrous sulfate tablets but ferrous furmate tablets work well for me. ... (5 replies)
... I was finally diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia. I think I have had it for several years. ... (5 replies)
... Just to say that I have asthma and have not had any reaction to the iron pills I have been taking. My asthma has been much worse lately but it is usually later on about 8pm that it starts. ... (3 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?
Jun 6, 2005
... I was taking prescription and otc iron before, for two to three months at the time without problem. Since two years ago I started to have negative reactions to the iron supplements and I started to believe that iron is making me more sick then anemia. The problem is, it is not always the same. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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 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)
... Sorry to hear about your anemia. I have it too, and I know how inconvenient it is. I took ferrous sulfate, and the next morning, I woke up with a rash on my hands. ... (5 replies)
... About a year ago I was diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia, haemoglobin 9.6. ... (0 replies)
... If you were taking supplements, I would be concerned. You could have been allergic to something in the supplement. ... (22 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. ... (10 replies)
... long way to go though. ... (9 replies)


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