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ferrous sulfate with vitamin c

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Vitamin C: The quality of vitamin c tablets (and powder) is rather standard. The key thing to keep in mind is that vitamin c has a half-life of about 12 hours s ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Lundquist
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Supplements: Yes. 400 IU of Vitamin E is perfect. Just don't take it at the same time as the iron and vitamin c.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
Iron supplements: It's okay to take ferrous sulfate and vitamin E together. The main things than interfere with iron absorption are calcium, zinc, acid-blocking medicat ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Ingestion: If a child drinks, eats or swallows something youthink may harm him call poison control. They will let you know what to do next. Always ask your chi ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Citrus fruit ; veg: Make supplimental vitamin c unnecessary. Of course you'll need vitamin c if don't eat any fruit or vegetables, in which case any form of vitamin c is ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Determine the cause: Chronic anemia does not equate to iron deficiency anemia. If you have been found to have iron deficiency anemia, however, there is no real superior su ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Multiple meds: That is a big load of meds. Some, such as Vitamin D, do not need a prescription or blood test. Over-the counter vitamin D is inexpensive and does not ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
Iron supplements: Ferrous sulfate and ferrous gluconate are equivalent in terms of efficacy as long as the dose of "elemental iron" in each is the same. The main thing ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
17 years experience in Pharmacology
Depends on amount: Vitamin c is an essential vitamin. However, excessive amounts can lead to kidney stones, which could possibly affect your ckd. I would avoid taking ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: The iron will be better absorbed if you take it with vitamin c.
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A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
No interactions: Exacyl appears to have no interactions with either Vit. D or Calcium, however, be aware that taking Vit. D and calcium together could lead to excess s ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Anemia & iron: Anemia can be caused by different things- bleeding, iron deficiency, vitamin deficiency, related to other chronic disease, related to kidney disease, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Actually: I prefer Zinc Sulphate!! HOWEVER any of the above are most likely just fine since the amount needed to replenish your total body zinc is quite low!! ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Combining meds: There should be no problems taking that combination. The Chlorophyll is essentially a concentrated form of green vegetables. The chromium if not ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
As tolerable: See how much of this you are able to take. Ask your physician about some of the new injectable / infusable forms of iron -- they're much easier than t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: You are deficient in iron and taking iron supplement in the form of prenatal vitamins is good.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Hirsch
8 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Yes: It comes in several forms with the most common being sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: Depends how old they are. I won't recommend for toddlers to avoid choking.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
Ferrous gluconate: The body can only absorb limited amounts of iron at one time. It is okay to take two doses, if so instructed by your doctor, but it's important that y ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: If you suspect B12 deficiency, do not take folic acid without also taking B12.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Vitamin D3: Any brand will do. If you have access to Costco, buy pills of 5000 units and take one every day for three months. After that reduce the dose to about ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: That is your business. It is wise to supplement with B12 if and only if you are a vegetarian. Ask your physician whether the other supplements are app ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience in Pediatrics
waste of money: In general to take more than reccommended daily allowance, can cause problems in higher doses.

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