A 25-year-old female asked:
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can you have a glass of wine after taking an iron pill? i took 3 sips of the wine i forgot i had taken iron like 10mins before.

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Dr. Alexandre Furman
Specializes in Pulmonology
Should be OK: See reference
Answered on Dec 28, 2015
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Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Of course: In fact, the acidity of the wine might help you to absorb the iron a little better.
Answered on Dec 28, 2015
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