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... Welcome to the board! ... (8 replies)
... 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! 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)
... 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)
... 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 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)
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... I was just wondering why we are not given IV iron immediately to get our ferritin and iron numbers up instead of taking iron supplements that may or may not work? ... (1 replies)
... Flflowergirl, I appreciate all the suggestions you offer. Sometimes I don't have all the answers and don't know what to do because I'm so confused. ... (7 replies)
... I'm so sorry that you have to deal with no insurance. I was also in between insurance when I was ill and it's a hard situation to be in especially when your ill. My suggestion to you would be to start on high dose iron if you are not already. ... (7 replies)
... C increases iron absorption. ... (9 replies)
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Nov 7, 2007
... B12 levels. Back on October 11 2007 my B12 Level was 172. Now it is 252!! Also he tested me for the Pernicious Anemia and it came back Negative. He wants me to start taking 1000 mcg's of B12 a day and also 325 mg's a day of Ferrous Sulfate. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, thanks so much for your reply! It does help. I have been this way for nearly two years with digestive issues and my iron has been dropping along with it. ... (6 replies)
... Sorry to hear you are depressed. I can understand, it gets me down sometimes to be so tired and have so much trouble doing normal things. I think the hardest part for me is getting up in the morning. ... (3 replies)




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