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A 37-year-old female asked:

anemic with ferritin 6, hemoglobin 90, should i take 150mg or 300mg elemental iron daily?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
More is better: Best absorbed on an empty acidic stomach. Can take it with vitamin c to increase absorption.

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