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Can I take b12 and iron together
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Bakeranswered
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Yes: No problem taking B12 and iron together, in fact many supplements for anemia combine these. Adding vitamin c (500-1000 mg) will significantly increase... Read More
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Oscar Novickanswered
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Anemia: Yes you can take B12 and iron pills together.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlanderanswered
Pathology 46 years experience
You're fine: Go right ahead. Your physician should know about your supplement use; i trust you have a reason to be taking both. Especially, today's vegetarian die... Read More
4.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 27-year-old female asked:
Yes: But the question is why would a young healthy person need to. First identify if there is a deficiency, rather than supplements for supplements sake.
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 25-year-old female asked:
Mcv level 78.3 mch level 25.1 can i take iron pills and b12 together? if so will twice a day be fine?
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Yes to both: It would be better to take iron with food to avoid stomach irritation. It does not matter for B12. You may wish to substitute a multivitamin for B12 o... Read More
2.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeskianswered
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Yes: In fact after a long period of Vitamin B12 injections in pernicious anemia, iron level goes down so iron is needed . Vitamin C actually increases ir... Read More
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdaleanswered
Preventive Medicine 75 years experience
Why?: Both are unnecessary unless your doctor advises them. If so, they are safe to take together.
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 44-year-old female asked:
Iron is best: Absorbed in an empty acid stomach. Doesn't matter as much for b12.
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchildanswered
Integrative Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can take iron and B12 together.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 38-year-old member asked:
Shouldn't: Be an issue. That is, it should work just fine and not cause problems between the two needs.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Helleranswered
Gastroenterology 45 years experience
Yes, but...: Iron can be irritating to the gut, may tolerate it better with food.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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