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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Not flow but slow fe: It is not flow fe but slow fe, means it is absorped slowly.It is used to correct iron deficiency anemia.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That depends: The recommended daily allowance (RDA) of elemental iron is 10 mg for adult males, 15 mg for adult, pre-menopausal women, and 10 mg for postmenopausal ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
A child may become: Toxic after ingesting 10-20 mg/kg of elemental iron. >60 mg/kg can cause serious toxicity sxs. Iron overdose can be lethal. If you are considering ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Not Necessary: Iron supplementation is not necessary in healthy children, toddlers or infants. There is an ample amount in formula and breast milk and in children in ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Vitamin Supplement: It is a vitamin supplement for infants.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Elemental iron: iron bisglycinate is 20% elemental iron.
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Anemia: If your doctor put you on it, yes it is suggested for anemia. Make sure you did se your docotr and your had blood tests that made the diagnosis of the ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
As tolerated: Whatever you are able to tolerate. All oral iron products are rough on the gut. Since you are older, you'll want to look for the cause of your iron de ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes both: Iron supplements could cause loose bowels. Both vitamins a and d can cause loose stools when consumed in high doses.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not sure if you: Are asking about protein supplements treating osteoporosis or causing osteoporosis. Protein supplementation will neither treat or cause osteoporosis. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can take Midol for pain during periods and it should not interact with your iron supplements.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: However, iron supplementation should only be used if you are anemic from loss of iron stores. Too much iron can cause health problems too.
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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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Yes: Try different types of iron since this is a common side effect. Slow release iron is better; adding more kale/spinach/collards are a great source of ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
MIld Fe deficiency: This may indicate a mild iron deficiency. Can't tell if you have iron deficiency anemia as there is no HGB / hct supplied but this could be a possibi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Hakimi
11 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: You can if your doctor prescribes it. If you have a condition requiring iron supplementation then by all means do so under the guidance of your physi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
No they are differen: Note are not the same and are dfferent source of iron.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Not alone: Most prenatal vitamins contain only small amounts of calcium (~300mg) because the calcium molecule is too big to put in a combination pill. You and y ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
None will effect gou: Gout is related to URIC ACID and PURINES, not amino acids or protein supplements. BUT, since everything you mention is a complete waste of money, why ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience in Hematology
Iron deficiency: One can increase the iron level in your body much more quickly with iron supplements than with any type of food.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: They only increase iron.
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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
NO: Vit. D is remarkably safe & sleepiness is not a known side effect. Side effects are very rare unless one takes toxic doses. I did find some reports of ... Read More
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