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... some places believe in iron injections, others do not. ... (3 replies)
... When I took ferris sulfate I raised my Hgb rather quickly from 8.5 to 12.9 in as little as 2 months time. I was very ill from the iron and had to stop taking it. Then my blood dropped again and I was placed on a GI friendly iron supplement. It has taken forever to rebuild my numbers. ... (8 replies)
... Yes, there are many types of iron that you can try. I take Poly Iron 150. ... (2 replies)

Jul 26, 2008
... fate in the beginning and I ended up in the ER because I was so very weak. It gave me enteritis for 3 months, I was extrememly ill from the complications due to iron supplements. This is why I am on a special type that is designed for the GI system and I praise my GI doctor for his knowledge on this. ... (27 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! First, know that you have to take in a larger amount of iron than is lost for whatever reason. Are you having a history of heavy periods? ... (17 replies)
... First of all in my opinion, and this is only my take on things. I think that the Slow Fe is way too low of a dose of iron to be taking, IF your iron and stores are low as you stated and with a 10. ... (5 replies)
Useful information
Jan 12, 2008
... You should ask for a GI friendly iron prescription if you are having a problem not taking the correct dosage. I became very ill and ended up in the ER from FS. ... (6 replies)
... anemia. Your saturation and iron serum must be low for her to tell you to begin on iron supplements. Get a copy of your labs for your own reference, and you can also post them here if you like. ... (4 replies)
... for 3 months and I lost 15 pounds. By the time I made it to the bathroom, I was finished the minute I sat down. It was very hard on my body. I had to stop the iron on and off for a while and was told I had to have IV and could no longer take iron supplements. ... (14 replies)
... Right For Your Blood Type," after you may possibly fix the ferritin. That title is correct, you really need to eat right for your blood!! You should also do an iron panel to see how much iron you absorb. A low ferritin will throw off many other things in the body one effects the other. ... (8 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 13, 2008
... Whenever there is any blood loss, to some degree it does cause more iron loss. So if there is a problem, to stop any blood loss will only help matters. ... (24 replies)
... It is my belief that when you begin to present with a problem taking iron you should make a change. ... (1 replies)
... I have heard of the chelated iron and it is supposed to be highly absorbed. I don't know how well it works with moderate anemia, this is the question. ... (3 replies)
... I take Poly Iron 150mgs elemental iron available at the pharmacy without a script. It is made to be GI friendly and a safe iron for long term use. ... (8 replies)
... hs and along with heavy periods you eventually bottom out, but it takes years. Your numbers are not that bad for Hgb, you are mildly anemic. You are definately iron depleted with a 4 ferritin. This is why it is so important to maintain a healthy ferritin and know your numbers. ... (2 replies)
... erris sulfate is very harsh and causes problems for some people. If it does bother you, then you can ask your Hematologist to write you a script for a high dose iron that is GI friendly. I have no idea why they don't do this in the first place. Take care. Keep us posted. ... (3 replies)
... I have no symptoms with Poly Iron 150 because it is made to be GI friendly, I take it on an empty stomach. Now the ferris sulfate I had ALL symptoms, you know that story. ... (6 replies)
... When you have a change in bowel habits such as you have it is wise to consult a GI doc as your PCP has referred you. ... (1 replies)
... o my mind. You are mildly anemic and really want your Hgb to be optimal at 14.0, this will also help in the storage of iron. You also want to be on a high dose iron for at least 6 months to raise your ferritin, it may be longer. I was on 300mgs daily for 1 year and now remain on 150 daily. ... (14 replies)
... I can't tell you how long it takes because I, myself, have not experienced IV iron therapy. I do know that many people get different amounts which makes a difference if it is over a month or so of therapy verses all in one or two times. ... (1 replies)

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