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... My doctor suggested I take the PPI in the evening to avoid coughing and choking at night. ... (7 replies)
... and have periods in general. You have to take in more iron than is being lost. ... (24 replies)
... Likely my low iron is the result of less red meat and the PPIs, but can't say for sure as I felt crappy before the diet change. Body temp was also low in the past and heart rate has been low lately too. ... (8 replies)

Low Ferritin at -3
Mar 27, 2009
... re is no cause to be found either. It's good to know that there are not things going undetected inside so these tests are priority in diagnosis before beginning iron supplements. ... (8 replies)
... Tums and 2 hrs apart from Prevacid or any PPI use. 1 hr before or 2 hours after a meal is the recommended time to take iron supplements for best absorption. ... (8 replies)
... probs. I had biopsies taken to rule out a couple of things. I know that since I have a hiatal hernia and severe GERD that being on a PPI has probably reduced my stomach acid, thereby making things worse. ... (24 replies)
... B12 deficiency can be caused for a variety of reasons---not just autoimmune perncious anemia. Other causes of B12 deficiency can be from the following: diet, specific drugs (PPI, H-2 blockers, alcohol abuse, nitrous oxide, antacids, metformin, etc.), You may want to get tested for Celiac disease (this also runs ion families), this can cause malabsorption of iron and... (16 replies)
... I would def try taking your iron with some orange juice. ... (74 replies)
... I don't know about other malabsorptions. I do know that I am taking a PPI that reduces stomach acids and that would then reduce absorption of iron. I will look into the other things you mentioned. ... (21 replies)
... to raise our feritin. My Ferritin went down to 2 and I had to have the same tests as you. Different things that are not so bad can cause impaired absorption of iron as well. I am wondering what test it is that your doctor wants, if you have already had a colonoscopy? ... (15 replies)
... say that I had stomach pain was an understatement. It was more like pain in my throat so bad that I wanted to stop eating altogether. I am changing the type of iron that I am taking and moving to a different PPI for the reflux as well. We'll see how it goes. ... (21 replies)
... for your loss. I understand your concern. I'm sure this is most of your stomach problem. The small bowel testing is a good test to have. So, in this case the PPI that you are on is NOT your problem because you haven't been on it long term. Try not to worry about it, although we all do when this type of thing comes up. ... (15 replies)
... or low iron. Did they tell you if you are anemic or not? ... (7 replies)
... to join us. It is a little unusual for a young male to be diagnosed with IDA so it is good that your doctor is scheduling the colonoscopy. If your ferritin and iron are low it can mean that you are losing blood somewhere through internal bleeding so that is what he wants to check out. ... (11 replies)
... and I took that 1 hour before my main meal every night. Your stomach needs acid to break down the iron to be absorbed and I had very little. ... (13 replies)
... You know I have never been told to fast with the iron panel either. My Hematologist never ran this test for me only the PCP several times. ... (3 replies)
Update New Labs
Dec 5, 2008
... at, but I will take it anyway. I wonder if I can keep climbing and maintain a higher level. My GI doc told me that I am married to iron, my Hema doc said, take iron until menopause so there is no blood loss. ... (27 replies)
... There are several reasons for anemia or low ferritin stores. ... (1 replies)
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... When your total body iron is high ferritin is usually high, when total iron body is low, ferritin tends to be low as well. ... (1 replies)


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