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... that qualifies for 325 mg of ferrous sulfate 3x a day. But... I have only been taking 2 of the pills, as I deal with constipation as it is. I did call my doctor and he said that is how much he wants me to take so... ... (50 replies)
Low Ferritin
Feb 24, 2007
... that my Prilosec is wearing off. I also try to eat a grapefruit or orange with it to give some acid and Vitamin C. For the first 6 weeks I was on it, it seemed to be working as the actual anemia corrected itself. I got a very big jump in my hematocrit. ... (49 replies)
... Back in February this year I started having restless legs syndrome, which caused insomnia. I have also had an issue of reflux, and have been on Prilosec for over 10 years, with my GI doctor increasing my dose to twice a day. ... (0 replies)

... Thanks for the info. Thank you also ChristineVA. I will look into getting a higher dosage supplement and check out the Natural Factors brand. ... (8 replies)
... Liz, I also take 40 mg of Prilosec per day (prescription) 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)
... e thought I had prenicious anemia. I was definitely anemic, but my MCV levels were in the normal range which usually wasn't the case. I was hopeful. I got home and was amazed at all the symptoms. My husband and I both were amazed that I had almost every symptom of pernicious anemia listed. We were both so excited. ... (23 replies)
... Hello and Welcome although I'm sorry that you have had to join us. ... (11 replies)
Anaemia symptons??
May 28, 2008
... My B12 was 180 which is just slightly off the low end. Is it that bad? ... (4 replies)
... It sounds like you either have a dietary issue or you are having a problem absorbing both B12 and iron. ... (5 replies)
... Mine is most likely caused by heavy periods coupled with an inability to absorb iron because of daily use of prilosec to treat GERD caused by a hiatal hernia. ... (4 replies)
Iron level
May 3, 2007
... I had the tests and they did find bleeding in my stomach which was a surprise. But the GI doc doesn't think that is causing the low iron. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome ! In response to your questioning if Nexium would block the iron absorbtion-*Yes it does just as Prilosec does-thus that is why I get infusions BUT I had to get off of this med & go on Zantac. Infusions do not effect the absorbtion as it doesn't go through the intestinal track & that is where the iron gets blocked. If you have not seen a hemotologist yet-well shame on... (74 replies)
... Welcome Numpy! In response to your questioning if Nexium would block the iron absorbation-*Yes it does just as Prilosec does-thus that is why I get infusions BUT I had to get off of this med & go on Zantac. Infusions do not effect the absorbtion as it doesn't go through the intestinal track & that is where the iron gets blocked. If you have not seen a hemotologist yet-well... (74 replies)
... I was taking Acifex for GERD, and having extremely heavy periods and the combination caused my Hgb to drop to 4 which is almost incompatible with life! ... (74 replies)
... I would think that with your ferritin rising that the anxiety would subside if it was caused by low iron. My anxiety has certainly decreased as my ferritin has risen, but it is not gone and I don't know if it will ever go away completely. ... (2 replies)
... Yes, I had anemia show up starting last July. With some iron supplementation, I have gotten the anemia to go away, but my ferritin counts are still low. ... (11 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)
... in March. I'm on Lupron Depot so haven't had a real menstrual cycle since September, but my iron levels continue to drop. My hematocrit has only been as low as 30, an in March had come back up to 38...but my ferritin keeps dropping. ... (63 replies)
... Now, the good news is that you are not anemic and not even close to being anemic. So, while your ferritin is low, you are still quite robust in the production of red blood cells and getting oxygen to your body. ... (6 replies)


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