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... I'm just another woman with an iron deficiency that doctors aren't interested in treating! I feel terrible. I'm honestly thinking that life isn't worth living if I continue to feel so bad. ... (6 replies)
Iron deficiency?
Feb 18, 2006
... He asked how long I had been taking iron supplements and I said for about 8 years. Yet, I still test out at being mildly anemic. ... (0 replies)
... I'm new to this whole iron deficiency game. ... (7 replies)

... jonnstar, I would encourage you when making clinical claims on an OTC to back it up with medical based evidence, i.e. head to head studies, clinical trials, etc. OTC products are not regulated by the FDA and do not have an NDA associated to them. ... (6 replies)
... I was DX with Iron Deficiency Anemia. My Hemoglobin was borderline low, but my ferritin level was 8. I never felt tired or run down. My CBC was elevated to 13. ... (4 replies)
... Sorry, that isnt true...... OTC iron pills contain varying amounts of iron, wether they contain enough depends on the brand in question, and how many you take per day. ... (6 replies)
Allergy to Iron?
Jun 6, 2005
... I was taking prescription and otc iron before, for two to three months at the time without problem. ... (3 replies)
... I know you said you didn't have any problems tolerating iron but, if you've never tried this new stuff, you may find you have a problem. ... (28 replies)
... I was wondering about taking Vitamin C supplements with my iron supplements. ... (7 replies)
... were prescribed by my hematologist and I picked them up at the pharmacy counter not OTC so they both came with the normal instruction sheet that you get with a prescription medicine. ... (7 replies)
... e seen a hematologist already. She recommended I have those tests. Since they showed no abnormalities, the doctor doesnt know what the issue is. She prescribed iron but I am afraid to take it. Even one a day with iron vitamins make me nauseous. Are there any otc iron pills that would be gentle on the stomach? ... (5 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)
Jul 30, 2008
... days at a time. I have to bring in stool samples for testing. The reason why they wanted to do the infusion instead of pills is because it is a much quicker fix than the pills. They said the pills take months to make a difference. I've decided I am gone to go ahead with the infusion. ... (4 replies)
... Rx from your Dr so you can take the iron and skip the antacids. The other two are much more effective at clearing up the gastritis. ... (4 replies)
Ferous sulfate
Dec 12, 2006
... It takes a little longer than 2 weeks to rebuild depleted iron stores. Keep taking the iron until your next MD visit or as instructed by your MD. ... (2 replies)
Feb 22, 2008
... I was wondering if anyone else has this problem due to taking iron supplements? ... (3 replies)
... My wife is 35 and in very good phyiscal condition. She's been a regular blood donor for years and never had a problem with the basic iron test they do before you can give blood. ... (6 replies)
... What's the diff betw OTC iron and prescription other than the prescription is higher dosage? ... (34 replies)
... ecause I went in a year ago because of the hair loss issue and he only did the normal blood test and my hemoglobin and hematocrit were within range so he said my iron wasn't an issue. Now a year later my ferritin levels seem pretty depleted although my hemoglobin and hematocrit levels don't seem that bad. ... (4 replies)
... y body feeling super low and getting over the adrenaline from severe anxiety all weekend, etc. Got a copy of my blood test results and my Ferritin is at 8 and my iron is 12, my vitamin B12 for some reason is super high at 785. I don't know what transferrin saturation is but it's low at 0.16. ... (2 replies)

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