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A 38-year-old female asked:

Hemoglobin 12, iron saturation 9. on one 28mg iron pill now for past 4 days, notice bp 112/77 pulse 59 at rest. is pulse ok that low? too much iron?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Takes time: It takes several weeks to a few months to see improvement on your iron from taking oral iron. Your pulse have nothing to do with your iron status. If your pulse lower than 60 but you have no symptoms - you are okay. If you are concern go to see your doctor and get yourself checked.

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Last updated Apr 22, 2013

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