A 17-year-old female asked:
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just started taking 300mg iron pills cause apparently im anemic from poor nourishment. been feeling nauseous etc. when do the side effects go away?:/

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Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Typically it does not, you can try with meals , but absorbtion goes down little bi.
Answered on Aug 25, 2013
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Some iron preparations are better tolerated than others. Never take iron with milk or milk products, as this decreases iron absorption. May take with meal or snack. Feel better.
Answered on Sep 11, 2013

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