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... article saying that PPI's do not inhibit absorption of iron then the next clearly does. I think that there are a couple of KEY things to remember when discussing PPI's. ... (7 replies)
... Does anybody know the extent of suppression of the iron absorption? ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for all your positive infor and encouragement, Katerina! I feel like I am definitely on the right track with these iron infusions! Finally!! ... (74 replies)

... reduced dosing frequency should result in at least some improvement in my iron level. I can't think of any other way to improve my iron level right now. ... (7 replies)
... Here's my problem now. I can't find an iron supplement that I can tolerate well, so the thought of having to take more if tests call for it really upsets me. ... (6 replies)
... also take Nexium 40mg daily like you, and like you my iron has fallen through the floor. Some medics arent aware that PPIs like nexium do cause malabsorption of iron, and often folks assume you are anemic cos you have a bleed somewhere. Thats not always the case. ... (74 replies)
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... When going over various lab results recently, my doctor commented on my low iron, asking if I was taking iron supplements. I said I wasn't. That seemed OK with him. Perhaps taking supplemental iron for a person with reduced kidney function is considered a waste of time? ... (7 replies)
... ou were having periods as you described, you can most likely bet that your ferritin is on the low end. I would ask for this test now. If your doctor prescribed iron supplements for you I wouldn't worry too much about taking them, especially for 3 months time. ... (6 replies)
... Your iron has probably been depleted for years but your hemoglobin was still normal. Very common scenario. ... (8 replies)
... I was taking PPIs until a few months ago, bit I'm off them now until my iron stores increase, and I'm adjusting my diet and meal schedule in an attempt to reduce GERD sypmtoms until then. ... (6 replies)
... That is EXACTLY what the pharmacist told me today, when I asked her about the Nexium and the iron deficiency. ... (8 replies)
... My mom takes Protonix and it keeps her from absorbing any iron at all from her gut. She has to rely on the infusions to keep any iron in her body, and she cannot stop taking the Protonix. She also takes B12 shots. ... (2 replies)
... I really do believe that it is unrelated to your iron status. ... (24 replies)
... I was diagnosed with low Ferritin levels a while ago, 46 and dropping. Probably good by this group's measure, but I dropped 20 points in a month even though I was taking a multimineral with Iron. The GP 'ruled out' any blood loss and put me on 300 mg of Ferrous Sulphate twice a day. I never did take the 2nd pill every day, as I would have needed an auger to crap. I switched... (1 replies)
... mg 2x a day dont seem like enough to raise your ferritin.I ended up with iron ivs because I couldnt do it on my own I also take ppis for my stomach. ... (12 replies)
... and my iron seems to be absorbing along with that. If there is one that works better with the PPIs, I don't think anyone knows what it is. ... (8 replies)
... Definitely ask for the scope. I had been on Prilosec for 8 years and when I was referred to my GI for a colonoscopy (because of the anemia), I said "hey, why don't we scope my stomach and see how it's doing). I was having stomach issues also. My GI didn't think I needed to but I was glad I did because when he looked down there, I had gastritis and fresh bleeding of the... (8 replies)
... What was your B12 level? If it is between 200 - 400 pg/mL then you are in the gray area and should be getting treatment as neurological damage can occur in that range. If it is higher than that I'd keep an eye on it as your symptoms sure sound like they could be a B12 deficiency. If you are taking drugs like PPIs, H2 blockers, or metformin then these can cause a B12... (7 replies)
Aug 5, 2008
... it out to see what it does for those of us that are not hypertensive. While not for everyone, wouldn't it be nice for the random person who ended up getting off PPIs after a short course of it. ... (27 replies)

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