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can i take multi vitamin with iron

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: That would be OK. You only need to take the Iron if you are deficient in Iron or if you are anemic.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
8 years experience Family Medicine
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. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Detox first: Periodically detoxing will help reduce nutritional requirment - take a look at my online broadcast on how to detox @ http://drbrown.Tv daily taking ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
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