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... really did nothing about it..until 5 months ago I went into E.R. for rapid heart rate and after CBC and tests it was found that my hemoglobin was 7.5..I started taking 325 mg of iron and met with my dr and as time went on I still felt like the iron wasn't working.. ... (2 replies)
... my hemoglobin is at a 11.5 due to taking nexium 80mg 2x a day. ... (1 replies)
... I do not agree with the statment above. ... (4 replies)

... Milk, calcium and antacids should NOT be taken at the same time as iron supplements. You should wait at least 2 hours after having these foods before taking your iron supplements. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks so much. I actually just started taking Slow Iron which has 45 mg of Iron. It is almost 2.5 more times than a multivitamin. I don't get any side effects from it and it actually is helping me I think. ... (4 replies)
... Our company doctor told me to follow up with my personal physician. ... (0 replies)
... vitamin with iron too. I felt awful tired and weak too. ... (4 replies)
... Welcome to the boards. I am very sorry you are going through this. When you are severely anemic and taking iron daily it's a good idea to have your numbers checked monthly for a little while, just to see where you are and if things are improving. ... (2 replies)
... After doing a lot of reading I began light therapy and have noticed improvement in my mood and energy levels already. I don't want to negate all that by taking provera as she prescribed which may make me feel like I am going through PMS for 10 days instead of just a couple. ... (4 replies)
... n the 30 range if I recall the comments correctly. It can take a while to reach those levels when the body is depleted, as it doesn't have the luxury of storing iron to increase ferritin reserves when the iron is going to the RBC production the body needs for daily maintenance. ... (6 replies)
... I see my Doc at the end of May for a follow up on several things going on with me, but anemia is one. He prescribed me iron to take 3x a day, it was a big dose. And I finished yesterday. I guess I should call and ask the office if he wants me to continue taking OTC iron? ... (1 replies)
... I usually take meds with water, I will try taking it with oj and see if that helps, thank you! ... (36 replies)
Iron injections
Sep 21, 2007
... that cause the blocking of iron. I've been told that tea is okay as long as you drink it far away from taking your iron supplementation. ... (9 replies)
Caffeine
Mar 1, 2006
... I'm also very anemic and take iron 3 times a day. The reason they tell you to avoid any caffeine is because it interferes with the absorption of the iron in your body. ... (6 replies)
... i was taking oral iron 3 times a day and after a month my levels Hgb were 7. ... (5 replies)
... I went to see a derm because of hair loss. She tested my Ferritin and it was at 19, which she believed was most likely the culprit. She prescribed iron pills, but I was hesitatnt about the side effects and so she agreed to let me try changing my diet first. ... (1 replies)
... D. Try eliminating caffeine a couple hours before and after you take your iron, it can interfere with the absorption the most. Cook in cast iron. If you can tolerate it liver is the best source for iron. ... (6 replies)
... I am suppose to be taking 325 mg of Iron 3x a day and it is so hard to not only remember but to take it as directed. ... (9 replies)
... be it caffeine, tannins or tea, the impact would be greater on the iron because we absorb so little daily and are counteracting it's absorption. This is especially worse if you do not consume Heme form iron. ... (9 replies)
... So sorry to hear about your sister-in-law. My experience is limited (diagnosed in August 2003, so I have only a few months). I would keep her warm at all times (just in case it's cold agglutinin, whatever, which they thought I had at first). I was down to 4 but still functioning, but I don't know how. I could walk about twenty feet and then I needed assistance. I tried to eat... (9 replies)


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