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... I'm currently taking 18 mg of iron per day, but I suspect this isn't enough. I am very limited in the supplements I can tolerate due to food sensitivities and interstitial cystitis. ... (8 replies)
... I am taking Chromagen Forte which is a prescription medication. I looked up the medication online when I first got it. I don't remember the type of iron, but do remember it was a strong dose of iron in addition to B12, Vitamin C and Folic Acid. ... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed with iron deficient anemia back in the early 2000's. Doctor described it as "mildly anemic" but I felt horrible. He said to take a supplement so I did. After some time I had to up the dose of iron. Then I could go several months taking only one per day. ... (1 replies)

Oct 5, 2007
... that you take in to make the usable t3.So for those of us on synthroid meds it is so impt. to get the ferritin up there so the synthroid can do its work. ... (16 replies)
... something like this anyway. You have a lot of other ingredients in your supplement. It looks pretty good as far as supplements go but not a lot of iron. Does yours have calcium in it too? ... (11 replies)
... If you are going with iron rich food only, I hope you are a meat eater. You only need to eat a small amount something like 3 oz of red meat, I don't remember but 3 X weekly for anemia is recommended. ... (8 replies)
... If you start taking a high dose iron supplement it can cause you stomach upset. Start off with a small amount and work your way up over time. ... (21 replies)
... There are no dangerous side effects with iron. Some brands might constipate you, some might give you irritable bowel type symptoms, your bowel motions might change in consistency and colour, but nothing life threatening. ... (7 replies)
... maybe in 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)
Nov 5, 2007
... I had anxiety, and a rapid pulse from my anemia. I usually run a high pulse as well. I had GI upset from the iron supplements. If it all started only after beginning supplements, then I would think that it would be related to something in the supplement. ... (1 replies)
... on't know the exact answer to your question. My Hematologist said to take vitamin C didn't say how much. You can do this with juice, fruit and tabs at the time of iron intake. I wouldn't take a high dose. ... (1 replies)
... Apparently you are supposed to take a much higher dose of iron per day as the traditional iron supplements you buy over the counter have too low a dosage for people who have a very low ferretin level. ... (7 replies)
... Sorry I missed your post but I haven't been here. I agree with you, that you need a HIGH dose iron supplement. At least you do know that you do in fact absorb iron which is a great plus. That is the first hurdle I think, then you have to take the right amount of iron which can be hard. ... (9 replies)
... First of all, when you look at the large range of what's "allowable" for ferritin, you will note that the difference between 12 and 15 is probably insignificant on this type of test. ... (7 replies)
... to prove you are iron deficient? ... (2 replies)
... I think the best OTC iron supplement on the market is the Chelated type. ... (8 replies)
... anemia you should have these tests done. There is more than one type of anemia. With your family history "perhaps" there is an absorption issue that you are also dealing with. ... (65 replies)
... I'm not sure I should tell this part of story. It is not good, but you asked... ... (44 replies)
... Ferrous sulfate 325mg is the most common dose. It usually also says it has 65 mg of elemental iron in it. I am not sure why, but that is how it is labeled. The drawbacks with the ferrous type iron is they cause stomach upset and constipation. ... (11 replies)
... The nurse said to take 325mg ferrous sulfate 3X a day. I purchased slow release tablets which are 160mg each. This would require me to take 6 of these pills per day which seems excessive from everything I have read. ... (6 replies)

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