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... 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. Did you notice anything with the first pill? ... (3 replies)
... At the beginning iron pills may make you feel worse, or more sluggish. ... (4 replies)
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Nov 2, 2011
... I was diagnosed with anemia summer 2010 with hemo count of 8.4. Doctor checked my iron which was low, determined it was caused by heavy monthly cycle and prescribed iron supplements. ... (0 replies)

... No, I didn't feel better after the first pill. ... (3 replies)
... it's SO funny how similar isn't it? ... (10 replies)
... Hi, thanks so much for your reply! It does help. I have been this way for nearly two years with digestive issues and my iron has been dropping along with it. ... (6 replies)
... Hello there!! How many tests did they run on your blood? ... (15 replies)
... i'm in the same boat as you. Suffered with extremely low iron and took 2 years to raise it and that was when i found out that i had Hashi's. ... (80 replies)
... I too have been reading all over this forum since I got my lab results about 10 days ago. I am waiting for answers to your questions about as anxiously as you are! Why? ... (10 replies)
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... I know exactly how you feel and can relate so much. Anemia is something that takes a long while to fix. For some it can go fast for others not so much. ... (2 replies)
... shots. I'm supposed to take 325 mg. of iron 3X a day, but sometimes I only get in 2. ... (1 replies)
... For me I take a higher dose iron, the higher the dose the less the constipation it works in the opposite direction. You can try to eat an apple everyday. I think it works well. You don't need OTC meds you can use fruit, if you like it. ... (5 replies)
... I did feel worst before starting the Iron. I felt like I was sleeping my life away. The slower release Iron tablets that I have seen have more daily allowance than the one I am taking. ... (50 replies)
... I was just wondering why we are not given IV iron immediately to get our ferritin and iron numbers up instead of taking iron supplements that may or may not work? ... (1 replies)
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... I recall looking at the calendar the 1st day I felt better and it was exactly 1 month after the infusion. My numbers were much lower than yours so hopefully it won't take as long for you! ... (10 replies)
... ed it used to be 16 but I would think this is not low enough to cause this degree of exhaustion. Then she checked Ferritin levels which were 11. So...I started taking Slow FE and immediately got some serious stomach pain along with bloating gas and running to the bathroom all day....I went thru hell with that... ... (14 replies)
Blood Transfussion
Jan 18, 2007
... Mine has been going up and down. Last time it was 9 and the time before that it was 10.2. That is the problem my new GP says it is caused by low iron and my red blood cells are getting smaller. But all the other doctors I see including my rheumatologist said it was due to my rheumatiod arthritis. ... (6 replies)
... once a month for a year, I noticed no change whatsoever in how I felt even though my B12 level went up. ... (4 replies)




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