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Can i take multi vitamin with iron

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that.... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes, safe: Over the counter multivitamin and iron pills are safe. Take iron pills with food. If you get constipated with iron, take a fiber laxative like metamuc... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Iron is necessary: We can get iron from a number of sources. Meats and green leafy vegetables are good sources. There are also other ways to get iron. Iron can be given ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes but why iron?: This is safe in terms of not having excessive doses of any but few men need to take iron- iron is a pro-oxidant. Other than young children, i only adv... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: That would be OK. You only need to take the Iron if you are deficient in Iron or if you are anemic.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: Donating plasma should not deplete you of iron. You need to be evaluated for iron deficiency due to internal bleeding. If you are a male, it is doubly... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Depends: what is in the multi vitamin there probably already has the iron and some vitamin D Take those numbers into account when determining how much more t... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
No need: No need to take the iron pill for just a slight drop. Just eat lots of iron rich vegetables such as red cabbage and beets and take vitamin c. Vitamin ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Not with yogurt.: You should take vitamins after a meal. Many vitamins require the minerals in food to be used as cofactors to help activate the vitamins in order for ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Best get iron-free: The RDA for iron for men is only 8 mg and most obtain that from diet.It's safe to consume more than the RDA of virtually all vits & minerals EXCEP... Read More