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... I found out my Iron is a 28 and should be a 90. I have started on the Iron a week or so ago. I am also taking Calcium and Prevacid for acid reflux. Both have been known to block absorbtion. ... (8 replies)
... When is the best time to take my iron pill when I am taking nexium. The nexium was prescribed for some ulcers. I have had my Hg tested and it ranges from 12 to 11. ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the board! ... (8 replies)

... Welcome to the board! I take PPI's too, you are to take iron 2 hrs apart from the PPI. Also, take the iron one hr before or 2 hrs after a meal. ... (1 replies)
Jul 26, 2008
... hence my statement above that the best iron to take is the one that you can tolerate. ... (27 replies)
... I only want to tell you from my experience and not try to tell you what is best for you. Your numbers are pretty low. In fact, your iron and hemoglobin, if I read those right, are lower than what mine currently are. ... (2 replies)
... tab, a dissolvable version. It's helping take the edge of the stomach pains. ... (4 replies)
... I am anemic. I also take Ferrous Sulfate by precription. Does the Prilosec prevent Ferrous Sulfate form of iron from being absorbed as well? ... (11 replies)
... Ferrous Fumarate is an iron salt and will not be absorbed in to your system while you're taking a PPI, Prilosec. You need hydrochloric acid in the gut for an iron slat to be absorbed and that obviously is not going to happen while on a PPI. Are you anemic or are you just looking for a daily vitamin? ... (11 replies)
... You're at the very bottom end of normal, so a daily supplement of iron (65mg) and a multivitamin like Centrum could certainly help you. best way to take it is to have the iron in the morning with a glass of OJ, and the multi with dinner (2 replies)
... Hi Tedds, I've just had the same reaction from the iron after taking it on an empty stomach as someone suggested - upset stomach, an urgent toilet trip - sorry for tmi - and shakiness. yuck! I agree, bring on the red meat! (8 replies)
... Because...... I didn't want you to think that diet alone will correct and maintain levels. It most likely won't happen. Keep us posted. Take care. ... (8 replies)
... My ferritin is 16 and my doctor wants it to be 100. I have been taking 29mg of chelated iron two times a day. I get it from Dr. Titelbaum's site and it's a little expensive. ... (7 replies)
... I hadn't been eating much red meat. Just trying to be careful. But I will do the 3x a week thing, along with Cream of Wheat and a multi vitamin. Anything beats how horrible I felt taking the iron. ... (8 replies)
... If you are going with iron rich food only, I hope you are a meat eater. You only need to eat a small amount something like 3 oz of red meat, I don't remember but 3 X weekly for anemia is recommended. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks! I think I will consult with my doctor again before I take this. The days I took it I felt TERRIABLE!! and the days inbetween when I skipped it I was better. Weird, but true. ... (8 replies)
... E's from the iron ferris sulfate and ended up with enteritis for 3 months, lost 15 pounds and ended up in the ER over it. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for the info! Do you have any side effects from the Iron?? I swear that it makes me feel kind of dizzy shaky and upset stomach. I just wasn't sure if there were side effects or if this is something else going on. (8 replies)
... I think that the "BEST" iron supplements are script forms verses OTC because they are higher doses that most of us are in need of, they seem to be much more tolerable and they have other things included i.e. ... (2 replies)
... For now my Dr said to take just one a day and see how my stomache does with side effects etc.. plus I am taking Womans One a Day with 18 mg Iron also once a day. She wants me to take blood again to ck the iron 6 wks after I start the slow fe. I will try to get the supplement this wkend. ... (5 replies)

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