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A 49-year-old member asked:

Can i take two different types of iron supplements for anemia?

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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 25 years experience
Why?: There is no need to take 2 different ones. If you are iron deficient and you are absorbing the iron, take one type. Ferrous sulfate is the most common form and no reason to take more than 3 tablets a day. I hope this helps.
Last updated Feb 2, 2015

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