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... It sounds like from your post that you have gained weight since taking the iron. That sounds like fluid gain rather than true fat gain. On the other hand it may just be that your blood volume is going up due to improved blood cell creation. ... (6 replies)
... do wonder at its cause. I didn't eat more than usual, didn't change my habits, the only thing that's different compared to a few weeks ago is that I'm now taking iron pills. I remember reading people with anemia tend to lose weight rather than gain weight. It seems I'm the opposite. Can iron pills cause weight gain? ... (6 replies)
... I'm 16, and really anemic(I'm 30/80 of something), and the doctor didn't prescribe me anything but i'm taking iron pills that have a slow action release that gives me 278% of iron. Usually when i take them steadly, i stay around 94 lbs (a bit higher than normal) and whenever i forget them for a couple days or more my weight will tend to drop to 88 lbs (lowest i've had) . I'm... (6 replies)

... ANYHOO, I'm on iron supplements 3X a day. I did NOT lose weight during my anemia. I was normal but had a hard time losing weight even with diet and exercise. ... (6 replies)
... What type of iron are you taking and how much? ... (6 replies)
... Well if you're getting too tired and not having enough energy left to do your usual running, I would suggest you go to your doctor or nurse and see about getting another Complete Blood Count. It sounds like you are getting more anemic despite your doctors iron therapy. ... (6 replies)
... I've had a gastroscopy and a colonscopy to check for ulcers or anything that might explain my anemia. They didn't find anything. ... (6 replies)
... I'm taking Ferrous Sulfate, 525 mg. I'm certainly not constipated, quite the contrary. And I don't notice any difference in the mirror, no swollen feet or hands. ... (6 replies)
... i have been gaining weight too since i was diagnose with iron deficiency anemia. i am currently taking ferrous sulfate, spa tone iron liquid, and other iron pills but nothing change. i have inquired more with my physician but she told me their is no higher dose of iron pills i can take aside from ferrous sulfate. ... (8 replies)
... I gained weight as soon as I started iron supplementation. I wasn't constipated but It did make me retain a lot of fluid. ... (8 replies)
... First of all if your ferritin is that low - diet wont' help fast enough - actually otc iron pills will take a long time too - I cannot tolerate them either - horrible constipcation - I've tried 3 different Rx strength iron, with stool softeners, fiber, lots of water, etc. I am in the middle of Iv Iron Infusion and its way easier to tolerate - not sure it's working for me yet... (8 replies)
... I do not know of that, I do know that it causes stomach discomfort, constipation and and gas so if u see the tummy a little bigger it may be because of gas. ... (2 replies)
... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 replies)
... ing really fatigued. Severely. Life altering fatigue. I had been trying to figure out whats going on, as no docs seem able to help. I asked for a ferritin test, and it came back low. Im taking iron now, but feel no different. I am starting to think I have some hidden cancer or something. ... (7 replies)
... have you tried taking fiber pills to counteract the constipation the iron causes? ... (8 replies)
... I am assuming you are talking about Iron infusions. I have only had one ever. The initial infusion caused me to have chest pain and they had to slow the infusion down to merely drops per minute resulting in a 6 hour stay in an outpatient hospital stay. ... (10 replies)
Iron injections
Sep 20, 2007
... wise, no side effects what so ever, except for much more energy than i ever had before. I personally don't know much about iron injections, apart from the literature which came with the iron ampules and my dr printed some information off his pc so i could read up on it. ... (9 replies)
... I did lose a little bit of weight in the beginning but after a while of taking iron my appetite came back and my pica went away (thank God) my teeth were actually breaking from the constant ice chewing. Give it some time I'm sure you will bounce back. The problem with anemia is it's something that takes forever. I would say if your PICA is gone that you are probably having a... (14 replies)
... Well, I must say that first bit sounds quite scary! I have been struggling with low saturation and ferritin for almost a year now, and my doctor is not worried about it AT ALL. As well, after taking iron for over 6 weeks, my ferritin level did not raise at all and is still close to 0. ... (4 replies)
... It seems to be kicking in and I'm feeling better, but I am SO HUNGRY! I just had lunch an hour ago and now am roaming around looking for anything edible that's not nailed down LOL. It's been like this since I started taking it a few days ago. ... (5 replies)


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