A 31-year-old male asked:
I give my infant 4 drops of iron supplement and 2 drops of vitamin d , is it better after or before meal (milk) ?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Louis Cooperanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Wait: Iron should not be taken within 30 to 45 minutes after a milk feed, as the calcium decreases iron absorption. No problem with vitamin d.
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Mandakini Patelanswered
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Iron;milk together: It is best to administer iron supplements and milk at different times. Vitamin d on the other hand is best administered with milk.
4.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 13, 2016
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