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... heme, meat source, Ferrous types, of iron, are far more effectively absorbed. ... (44 replies)
... If your hair is falling out more than normal it's because of the anemia and not the iron pills. Iron pills can make you nauseous and the OP's suggestions are all right. My doctor had me switch to Ferrous Gluconate from ferrous Sulfate because I was nauseous. ... (5 replies)
... I am going to just guess that you mean trouble with your tummy. GI side effects are common with iron supplements. Many of us have had to go through the trial and error process. Ferrous gluconate and ferrous sulfate either constipated me or gave me horrible heart burn. Apparently, this is common. ... (7 replies)

... I take ferrous gluconate and it's definitely easier on the stomach than the sulfate is. ... (3 replies)
... opinions are about chelated iron. I was miserable with heartburn on ferrous gluconate and ferrous fumarate. I am trying to avoid ferrous sulfate because it has such a bad rap. ... (5 replies)
... Gluconate is what is used in OTC vitamins such as the prenatals that I'm on and many others. I think that it is a much better form of iron reagarding the GI tract than the Ferris Sulfate form which is a very harsh form of iron. ... (5 replies)
... Back in March the doc wanted to get my ferritin level up. It was at 38 not so low as some here for sure. Anyway between slow fe and regular release I moved up to 47. ... (44 replies)
... You are correct. I was figuring since I used to take three 65mg sulfate tablets a day. Then I will continue to take three 27 mg gluconate tablets a day and hope absorption is about the same. ... (5 replies)
... I went to the doctor years ago and he said I might be anemic. That's odd because I told him I use to give blood all the time. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for the reply Flowergirl. I am not quite sure about how to handle the smaller dose. But I did read a bit of reading up and found out that since Gluconate is absorbed better less is needed then Ferris Sulfate. So I think I will continue with the same dosage and see what happens. ... (5 replies)
... it was totally smooth sailing , and as I said my stomach is touchy. I just came to didn't even realize I was out and was just awake. My bp was going down , down and they gave me some apple juice and then a second apple juice and it came up. No nausea what so ever. ... (44 replies)
... What type of iron are you taking and how much? ... (6 replies)
... If you are not anemic and your H & H numbers are good, then you should be fine. I would monitor with blood tests, I'm sure you are. FLFLOWERGIRL:) (5 replies)
... Welcome to the club! My ferritin level was 5. My hemoglobin was 10.7. I am surprised you doctor didn't tell you which iron supplement to take. Mine recommended ferrous gluconate, and wrote a prescription for it. Ferrous sulfate is pretty common, too. ... (11 replies)
... No, not preg. my sister had GB SX and my cousin, they insist that I take these. My Hematologist said to get on a good vitamin with my iron supplements. ... (44 replies)
... Back in February this year I started having restless legs syndrome, which caused insomnia. I have also had an issue of reflux, and have been on Prilosec for over 10 years, with my GI doctor increasing my dose to twice a day. ... (0 replies)
... which came from her assistant, very confusing. She said to take Feosol, but then she said to take it twice a day and to take 325 mg. I find that very confusing, because first of all, the Feosol are 45 mg per pill, and the instructions say to take no more than 1. ... (11 replies)
... But that's the thing, I did get my blood check out and it was low. I had pica, cold hands and feet and everything. But then, I changed my diet and took ferrous gluconate and that didn't help much to raise my blood levels up how I want it. ... (2 replies)
... I hate to sound like a broken record on all my replies, but I had low ferrtin and tried the ferrous sulfate, and it worked, but gave terrible side effects. ... (5 replies)
... I only took it for three months, and then stopped for a month because my naturopath wanted me to do that and see if my body would "hold" the iron. ... (6 replies)

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