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... that is causing this side effect for you. Iron is notorius for being constipating. ... (3 replies)
... ore they can give the iron. I am desparate to get off the prednisone due to the various side effects and it raises the blood sugar...but I cannot tolerate taking Iron orally! ... (8 replies)
... Fe to combat this, but does that mean I'm iron deficient? ... (1 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)
Iron Supplements
Aug 9, 2006
... I don't take the slo FE but it seems like people who are on a timed release iron supplement usually take that one. I take Ferrous Sulfate and don't have any problems with it. ... (9 replies)
Iron Supplements
Aug 9, 2006
... I've been anemic for the past year and Em is right,take the iron on an empty stomach if you can and have some OJ with it for the Vitamin C. This helps promote absorption of the iron. ... (9 replies)
Iron Supplements
Jun 21, 2005
... I am experiencing the urgency and not real solid kind. I also have IBS and my dr told me to up the iron to several times a day and use more IBS meds. I am ready to just stop the iron. You try to fix 1 hing and other things go awry! ... (4 replies)
... balance feeling came back. So I found a new doctor. She ran a hemoglobin check and some more detailed iron tests, and my levels were hemoglobin 10.6, ferritin 3.8. Yikes! ... (1 replies)
... StephRabin, May I ask how you increased your Ferritin? I am on Slo Fe iron 3X a day and it has been about 2 months since I was diagnosed with Ferritin level 5--due to bleeding every month about 3 days from having my period and fibroids--and my doctor just did a blood work up but did not check my ferritin which I did not understand why she would not recheck that. She said she... (5 replies)
... How much iron should you really be taken if you have a ferritin level of 5. I am taking 3 slo fe iron pills a day. My doctor kind of made light of this and said to take 3 a day, I am hoping this is going to be enough to raise my levels. ... (5 replies)
Iron supplements
May 26, 2007
... FE. It's OTC and a slow release iron pill which is supposed to be better on your stomach. I never had a problem with any side effects. ... (16 replies)
Iron level-8.3
Sep 13, 2006
... is standard procedure with anemia.Well I will wait until i get my blood results in October, I am plain tired of tests from the summer. I will just keep taking my slo Fe. I dont understand why my gyno didn't order a ferritin profile, but he never did. I have those tests for October. ... (22 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)
Low Ferritin
Jul 27, 2009
... fe iron for awhile and my ferritin level built itself up after several months. Are you feeling really exhausted and drained and just not feeling well from your levels? ... (2 replies)
... hing to do is to contact your doctor if it is severe. Also going from one to two bowel movements per day could just be a slight increase in metabolism due to the iron and unless inconvenient is not a bad thing. ... (3 replies)
... I took Slo-Fe when I was anemic. It's available over the counter. It's slow release and it didn't bother my stomach and I was taking 2 in the morning and 2 at night. HTH :angel: (10 replies)
Iron Supplements
Jun 14, 2005
... Hi, I have anemia. Dr. told me to take slo-fe. I have been on it, but it causes me to have about 5-6 bowel movements each day. Sometime, I have to go urgently !! Anyone else experience the same symptoms ??? Thanks for the input :cool: (4 replies)
... fe iron also. any advice out there before i loose my hubby and kids over this crap!! ... (4 replies)
... ress to you enough that even though your ferritin is showing as normal it's on the low end. That number won't shoot straight up either. Take months and months of iron therapy to build it back up. I have been on iron for 8 months and my OB informed me I still need to take it for at least another year. ... (1 replies)
... First time poster to this board. I just got back from seeing my hematoligist. He wants to do IV iron infusions. My questions are that my labs dont seem that low to warrant it. ... (1 replies)

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