A member asked:

I have been feeling very tired and dizzy and i had blood tests done. i received the results today that show low iron and i have been prescribed iron supplements. is it safe to drive a car? my level was 6,3 saturation 8% ferritin 24

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Dr. Benjamin Robey answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

It sounds like you have low blood counts and are having symptoms consistent with this. You may want to discuss either a blood transfusion or iron by an IV to boost your blood counts with your doctor. If you are concerned enough to ask the question of whether you should drive, you should probably wait until your blood counts improve or drive with someone to else in the passenger seat.

Answered Jun 22, 2018

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