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65 Mg Iron
Can I take 65 mg iron pill three times a day? ... I recently lost a lot of blood and my RBC level and hgb level are very low rite now.
Yes: For iron deficiency/ dietary supplement its fine to take 65 mg elemental iron 2 to 3 times daily. Remember your doctor will be the best to counsel/dose this for you so please keep your appointments for monitoring/continuous care. Take iron with orange for better absorption/ with food to reduce abdominal discomfort. Common side effects include, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, dark stools. Take care. ...Read more
Why would RDW go up after a month on 65 mg iron+ 500 mg vit C tid? CBC in Aug, Hgb 11.1, MCV 86, RDW 13.7. CBC in Sept Hgb 12.2, MCV 86.7, RDW 17.4
You're healing: This is expected. The RDW reflects how much your red cells vary in size. With iron deficiency getting worse and then getting better over the period, average size MCV may stay about the same but your cells are now a mix of iron deficient littke cels and iron-rich big cells. Or some ogre factor may be operating. ...Read more
I'm vegetarian n anemic iron defiecency. I purchased 65 mg iron tablets. Is this amount okay and is it okay to crush the tablets if trouble swallowing?
You can: They may upset your stomach more than they did before. Ask your physician about a liquid that you could swallow, but it may stain your teeth. ...Read more
I have brittle hair & hair loss. Had iron levels checkd. Put on 65 mg iron for 3 mos. What other effects can low iron hav on someone? My heart flutters
Iron deficiency can cause symptoms related to poor total body iron stores. Tired and fatigued are the most common with ice craving being very prevalent.
iron is important for hair growth, skin rejuvenation, and all your bodily functions as well as necessary to produce red blood cells. Is carried on the hemoglobin of your red blood cell. Anemia may increase your risk of heart palpitations ...Read more
I have an iron deficiency and was told to take 65 mg of iron a day. Can I also take 2000 of B12 a day too? Thanks
I'm a 19 year old male, I weigh about 135 I accidentally took 65 mg of iron or 325 mg of Ferrous Sulfate. Is this toxic?
Not toxic: Still within recommended dosage, but be careful to to exceed prescribed or recommended doses, good luck ...Read more
I was losing hair/ brittle was told to take 65 mg of iron after a blood test. Should I be worried about my heart? I forgot to mention the fluttering.
Yes: If you are experiencing fluttering of your heart, you need an EKG to evaluate your heart rhythm. ...Read more
Would taking a 65 mg supplement of iron a day help relieve pain &/or inflammation of my traumatized cherry angioma? I have been told I have low iron
Is it safe to take vitamin c 1000mg, biotin 5000 mcg, L-lysine 1000mg, super b-complex, vitamin A 8000 iu, iron 65 mg, & zinc 50 mg all at the sametim?
Does not matter: I would not take ANY of these. Some are harmful. All are useless in the absence of specific indications. If you have medical problems, see your DR. If you have no symptoms, realize that the purveyors of all these are making a sucker out of you. ...Read more
No it does not:
Ice is just frozen water and there is noiron in it
but persons with irondeficiency crave for ice, so if a patient presents with craving for ice, you have to check the hemoglobin an iron lvels and invariably you will find iro deficiency. ...Read more
Check out these: Links. Follow up with your dr and discuss the cause of your anemia which is likely from excessive menstrual bleeding or intestinal blood loss. Take care! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/iron-fe? Page=1. http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/understanding-anemia-basics. Http://www. M.webmd. Com/women/guide/understanding-thyroid-problems-basics. Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/depression/default. Htm. ...Read more
Meat: First and foremost. So is liver. "politically correct" ads showing beans, tofu, spinach, and peanut butter are misleading. Vegetarians who do not know exactly what they are doing tend to become iron-deficient -- and if you are iron-deficient, you've been done a terrible disservice. Look also for possible sources of bleeding if you're diagnosed. Good luck. ...Read more
Why do you ask?: It's your physician's task to explain why you've been recommended to have a low-iron diet. If this is for the management of hemochromatosis (the easiest of all the very-serious diseases to manage), then ask a couple of experts whether this is really key to its management given the awesome effectiveness of therapeutic phlebotomy, or whether you can eat what you enjoy. ...Read more
Red meat: Red meat is a good source of iron. Depending how much you need, you can also consider iron supplement pills. It might be cheaper than purchasing red meat. Certain vegetables like spinach have iron, but they are not as easily absorbed as the iron in red meat. ...Read more
Healthy diet: Sources of iron - egg yolk, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green peas, enriched cereals, enriched macaroni, spinach, greens, broccoli, lima beans, avocado. Cook in a cast iron pan. The following foods can help your body absorb iron better: orange, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, broccoli, brussels sprouts. ...Read more