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A 50-year-old female asked:

My ferritin level is 15, i have headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, nagging cough. my doctor prescribed palafer 300mg, once per day, also using blacksstrap molasses(15%iron). how long i can see result?

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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Iron deficiency : If you have symptomatic iron deficiency anemia, i would recommend getting intravenous iron infusion through a hematologist to start feeling better quickly and also take vitamin c daily as it facilitates in absorption and mobilization of your iron. Best of luck!
Dr. Erik Suh
Dr. Erik Suhanswered
Family Medicine 24 years experience
One month: Your levels will slowly increase over a month. Your target should be around 100.

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