U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 52-year-old female asked:

160mg of ferrous gluconate a day , 1 folic acid tablet a day and vitamin d ampoules to be taken over four consecutive days. can i take together?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Yes: These can be taken together but iron preparations are irritating on an empty stomach and in my opinion should be taken with food already in the stomach. Your pharmacist can be very helpful in questions like this.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated May 2, 2018


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.