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... It is a paradox that the very people who seem to be low on iron, or have trouble absorbing iron are also the ones who appear to have allergic reactions to iron or adverse reactions to iron when given supplements. ... (5 replies)
... I have recently been diagnosed by my doctor as Iron Deficiency Anemia. ... (5 replies)
... It definitely doesn't have as high of an iron percentage as the regular iron supplements, but it is MUCH better absorbed. Also, since it's natural, I've never heard of anyone having a bad reaction to it. ... (5 replies)

... Welcome to the board! ... (3 replies)
... I get occasional "low iron" though it's not clinically anemia. I never bother with iron supplements, because I've always gotten constipation and very poor results. ... (5 replies)
... I have low iron and ferritin, and have very hard time with iron supplements. I get dizziness, weakness, trouble breathing, rush of adrenaline like feeling throughout my body. ... (5 replies)
Allergy to Iron?
Apr 26, 2005
... one is allergy and the other is adverse reaction. I have adverse reactions to iron supplements in pill form because I get constipation, headaches and stomach pain. ... (3 replies)
... I guess I'll just keep looking for another supplement. My grocery store did care a liquid iron prep for children, though not the one you mentioned. ... (6 replies)
... I'm very sensitive to meds and supplements so I've been hesitant about trying any iron tablets. Last year I tried some chelated iron from Whole Foods but it tore up my stomach and my fingers started itching. ... (6 replies)
... Hey, I can related to the IBS stuff. Whenever I try to take calcium supplements or the fish oil, I get crampy IBS symptoms. To the point, I can't take it anymore. ... (6 replies)
... I was just diagnosed with severe anemia. My HGB was 9.1 my HCT was 27 and my ferritin serum was a 2 RBC was 3.80. My doctor told me to take 325mg of iron twice a day. I have tried 3 different iron supplements and had bad reactions to all of them. The last one I took was slo fe. ... (3 replies)
... Well after my specialist appointment yesterday i have been left a bit deflated as my iron hasn't risen since my last blood test in march of this year. To compound matters, my thyroid test has revealed that things aren't fantastic in that department and all due to the low ferritin. ... (6 replies)
... I suspect you need to take more, at the level of the over the counter preps. Mine is 44 mg elemental iron. I think some anemic people take much more than this. ... (6 replies)
... I had dizziness before finding out I was anemic. Since taking iron pills ( I am on my 5th day) I have had NO appetite and a really upset stomache. I notice that the Slow FE tablets help with the stomach aches. (5 replies)
... Christine, some of those over the counter products are truly not strong enough for people who need to raise their levels in a hurry. ... (6 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! ... (1 replies)
Iron Supplements
Feb 5, 2007
... Hi. According to a lot of the advise on this board, the acceptable ferritin level for iron stores is around 70. Has anyone had any luck raising their iron levels to 70 or more with just supplements and diet and nothing else? ... (3 replies)
Iron Supplements
Feb 2, 2007
... I have heard of HemaPlex. I took it for about a month....I personally did not have any bad reactions to it. It did not work for me though... but I know several people who have and it has worked. What type of reaction did you have? ... (3 replies)
... Have you spoken to your doctor about this. It could be that your blood sugar level is being effected by the hypothyroid condition and that an ingredient in the iron tablet is aggravating it. The stabilizers and preservatives they use to make the medications can cause allergic reactions in some people. ... (2 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. Since two years ago I started to have negative reactions to the iron supplements and I started to believe that iron is making me more sick then anemia. The problem is, it is not always the same. ... (3 replies)




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