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... I was having stomach issues with Iron even though I was taking the Easy Iron kind. Then I read about Slow Iron on these boards. I bought some from our local Walmart. It has 45 mg of Iron and doesn't upset my stomach at all. No nausea too. ... (5 replies)
... i was wondering when taking an iron supplement do these diarrhea BM's continue or does your body get used to the iron supplements and you have regular normal consistency BMs? ... (5 replies)
... I believe this is completely individual. It you consider an iron supplement to be "good", you also need to factor in whether or not you can tolerate it. It can be pretty rough on the stomach. ... (2 replies)

... I have to take an iron supplement everyday for my anemia. Unfortunately, the iron supplement gives me diarrhea because I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome. I even tried a liquid iron supplement called Floradix. Even that did not work. ... (0 replies)
... I've had this problem, too. Started taking 150 mg at the recommendation of my doctor and shortly started having diarrhea of at least 5 times a day, after which I would have to give up and take some Imodium as I didn't want to visit the bathroom every hour all day every day. ... (5 replies)
... Hi. After bloodwork a few months ago, my doctor advised that my red blood cell count was low due to iron deficiency. I've never had this before. I do eat a lot of red meat, dark chocolate and a lot of other iron rich foods. ... (1 replies)
... and my ferritin is 25.9. My doctor started me on Ferrous Sulfate. I've had constant diarrhea for the past 24 hours. I believe I'd rather be anemic than live like this. Is there a supplement that doesn't cause diarrhea? ... (3 replies)
... If you have diarrhea as a reaction to ferris sulfate, I would suggest that you discontinue it. ... (3 replies)
... I have just cut down to half a 14mg iron tablet so 7mg, but i am male so hopefully this will raise my ferritin levels and prevent the constipation and diarrhea. ... (5 replies)
... my levels weren't increasing probably because I was either vomiting, having horrible diarrhea or taking tums which blocks the absorption. They made me so sick. I ended up doing iron shots and iron infusions for awhile because it dropped so low. ... (1 replies)
... Apparently you are supposed to take a much higher dose of iron per day as the traditional iron supplements you buy over the counter have too low a dosage for people who have a very low ferretin level. ... (7 replies)
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... As Christine said, it can be a long road getting those iron levels back up to where they should be. Some people seem to absorb iron more readily than others and once they begin taking an iron supplement they never look back. Others, like me, have found it a much more difficult process. ... (5 replies)
... gh I know most people get constipation and not diarrhea......anyways, I checked with Flora on the Floradix and they said I would have to take 40 ml of the liquid iron supplement and not sure on how many of the pills to equal 2 of the 325 mg tablets a day I am still taking....that is kind of a lot.... ... (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)
... My hgb and hct are normal and I'm not anemic. But I am iron deficient. My ferritin is at a 7. ... (2 replies)
... again all gave me diarrehea, so now i have intravenious iron about every 6months. ... (5 replies)
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Nov 16, 2006
... t few years. I do not eat much meat at all, and no red meat. I have usually been able to 'feel' when I was getting a bit anemic, but have a lot of trouble taking iron because it makes me incredibly sick. ... (2 replies)
... even remember what it was. They did blood tests and I was surprised to find out my hemoglobin was only 114. In April, it was 108. That's when I started taking an iron supplement. By August it had risen to 135. ... (4 replies)
... hile now, about a year and a half. I'm tired and exhausted all the time. I don't have much energy. My hair has been thin for a while. I REALLY don't want to take iron supplements because of my severe anxiety. ... (1 replies)
... re of that too. My endocrinologist wanted me to supplement with 325mg iron daily when my ferritin was 38 , so for sure I think your doc should get you started on iron supplements and then monitor your levels till you get in a good range. ... (57 replies)

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