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... mgs daily for the last year minus the times I was ill and couldn't take anything at all. It is available OTC but you have to ask for it at the pharmacy. It also has Vitamin C already added so you don't have to worry about that. ... (3 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)

... Hi. I was recently diagnosed with anemia and told to talk OTC Slo Fe. Which I started yesterday. I was wondering how long before you started to feel better, those of you who are taking iron supplements. ... (3 replies)
... I am 45 and Animic. I have a very hard time with OTC Iron supplements and do get allot from my veggies, and beans. ... (2 replies)
... I also had a very hard time when I first started iron supplements and ended up in the ER. I was told by two docs including my Hematologist to just get iron through food. So, I guess that it can be done but I wouldn't want to be the one to try it. ... (5 replies)
... noticed that my platelets have been low for some time and checked my iron levels back in October. ... (4 replies)
... My hemoglobin, hematocrit, RBCs were slightly below normal. It took awhile and lots of pushing to get more tests. Bottom line, I found out in November it was iron deficiency although a ferritin was still not done. ... (4 replies)
... the higher the dose the less the constipation it works in the opposite direction. You can try to eat an apple everyday. I think it works well. You don't need OTC meds you can use fruit, if you like it. If that doesn't work I would try changing iron to a higher dose maybe if you can tolerate it. ... (5 replies)
... yes, zinc, copper and calcium all intefere with iron absorbtion. My dr has me taking my zinc at bedtime. ... (13 replies)
... As for my iron supplements, I take Poly iron caps 150 2X daily. This was prescribed from the GI doc due to stomach upset and related symptoms. It is also OTC you just ask for Poly Iron. ... (14 replies)
... t my latest blood tests back, and my ferritin was 9! a month ago, it was 16, and a month before that, it was 24. Therefore, my GP doesn't want me to start taking iron supplements now, so that i can have a blood test again to see if it really is declining so rapidly. Is it unusual for it to decline like that? ... (11 replies)
... female your hematocrit is around what most females usually have due to our periods each month. The standard thing that most docs would tell you to do is to take OTC iron supplements to bring your levels up. Maybe you can talk to your doctor about what amount of iron you should take... ... (6 replies)
... 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)
... some places believe in iron injections, others do not. ... (3 replies)
... I was also unable to take regular OTC iron supplements because of tummy upset. My GI doc is really good and told me about Poly Iron 150 it is high dose iron which you need right now and it has NO side effects for me. I can even take it on an empty stomach. This is the generic name. ... (8 replies)
... I was unable to tolerate ferris sulfate and had to go off iron supplements for a while. Next, my GI doc prescribed a wonderful iron for me. It is a Polysaccharide Iron Complex. ... (1 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)
... fter a few weeks i started getting worse. So I added vit c to my brewers yeast to help with absorption. Big mistake!!! The brewers yeast has a small amount of iron in it and vit c greatly increased absorption of iron. ... (4 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)

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