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... mg of iron is definitely not enough to get your levels back up. This is considered a "maintenance" dose for someone who has gotten their levels back into normal range and is trying to maintain. ... (11 replies)
... aving trouble with iron. But that's because my surgeon told me not to take it. Whether or not I absorb it, time will tell. Some of us never will and we'll always need iron infusions. How much and what form of iron have you been taking? ... (5 replies)
... So, are you saying to eat leafy greens with the meat? ... (6 replies)

... I get monthly B12 shots and do not take any iron. All of my doctors say that I don't need the iron. ... (5 replies)
... Well, even after last year's 8 iv iron infusions I didn't improve in my iron levels. Got my levels checked today and they have dropped lower than ever. My ferritin came back at 3, which it's never been lower than 10 before. ... (6 replies)
... From your list of results i'd say your vitamin D is very low, but you didn't add the lab range, but even so you are likely low and would need to supplement. ... (1 replies)
Need support
Nov 22, 2006
... hi new to the board,i have felt ill for two and a half years,feeling very tired;weard things happening,to me blured vision,preasure at the side of my head,feel like im going to pass out when in shops and a lot more,went to the doctors,she did some bloods that came back normal,she said i had stress,and sent me to a stress clinic,iv been back and forth to the doctors,put on... (0 replies)
... Thanks for replying to my post. I am so happy to have joined this site. ... (20 replies)
... The good news is... you are not alone! I can completely sympathize as I share most of your symptoms, and I can tell you that there is hope! This post may be long, but I will do my best to help you based on my personal experience. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry to hear you are joining the Club!!! ... (2 replies)
... IV iron is not necessary unless your counts are too low to protect you from infection. As for how long IV iron lasts, it is dependent on what is causing the anemia. If it is a temporary bleeding problem, you might never need an IV again. ... (5 replies)
... tin should be in the 100 range. I lose my hair, feel dizzy, nausea, fatigue, anxiety, restless, short of breath, heart palpitations. It's terrible. I had no idea iron can make it person feel this way. I am thinking of doubling up on my garden of life iron. I like that you can open the capsule and put it in juice. ... (4 replies)
... I am wondering if my dr is waiting for me to have the colonoscopy before offering a more aggressive treatment of the anemia. I only talked to a nurse yesterday. ... (11 replies)
... Anemia is ONLY a symptom not a disease in and of itself. It is telling you that something in your body is not working correctly. You have to find a cause. I was taught that it is not proper to begin iron supplements without first finding a cause for this. ... (11 replies)
... you should take the iron with 8 ounces of water on an empty stomach either 1 hour before eating or 2 hours after eating. You also need to avoid anatacids, dairy products, tea or coffee within 2 hours of taking them because "they will decrease its effectiveness". ... (2 replies)
... Hello All! Back in August I was told my Iron Stores were close to zero, my doctor was trying to convince me to have Iron Infusions... I begged her to let me try supplements and see if I could raise my levels on my own. ... (1 replies)
... When i first found out i was very low in iron i simply bought over the counter iron tablets, which ended up giving me constipation. ... (3 replies)
Iron Injections
Jun 11, 2007
... c you don't want to take iron orally. You need to be on the correct dosage of oral iron long enough for them to see whether your levels are going up or staying put. ... (6 replies)
... My numbers are all pretty close to yours and I feel like I could have written your post. When my doctor first called me with the results, he said "you will need IV iron." A week later, he wrote a prescription for oral ferrous gluconate. When I asked about the IV iron, he said there could be side effects. ... (11 replies)
... The Poly Iron 150 is available OTC but it is within the pharmacy and you have to ask for it. It is not a prescription but is script strength and was prescribed by my GI doc. The same doc that said I was having malabsorption from Nexium. ... (20 replies)

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