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can i take iron supplements along with calcium

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
35 years experience Internal Medicine
You don't have wait: You can take them together.

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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Why taking iron?: Vit d helps calcium absorption so it's fine to take together (though if your blood level's ok it's not necessary). While it's safe to take iron at the ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes..: You may. No interaction between the two found in the literature.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: This is perfectly fine. However, please choose a good-quality multivitamin. Recent studies showing limited benefits of multivitamins were done using l ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Likely too much: If you are eating a mixed diet and drinking milk, you probably do not need any supplements. You should avoid iron supplements. If you must, take a mul ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Baby needs vitamin D: Your infant needs 400 IU vitamin D daily as a supplement as she is breastfeeding. You have adequate vitamin and mineral intake if you are still takin ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Depends : Have your blood count checked to see if you are anemic. Most vegetarians can get adequate amounts of iron through their diet provided they eat a heal ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Troy McGuire
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: You should definitely continue to take iron supplements while breastfeeding. Breast milk has tremendous nutritional and immunologic value for infants, ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No: No taking iron supplement will not make you gain weight.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Basics: Best to check iron levels ,if low determine cause and treat.How much iron supplement and frequency of use will depend entirely on your blood results.A ... Read More
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