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Dr. Jeffrey Ogden
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Iron Supplements (Definition)

Effective treatment for anemia is generally taking an iron supplement by mouth. Iron pills are large and difficult for some women to swallow. If so, you can usually break them in half and have one half with breakfast and the other with lunch. Drink a lot of water and eat foods that are high in fiber as iron can be constipating. You doctor may also prescribe ...Read more


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Can i take my calcium and iron pills together?

Can i take my calcium and iron pills together?

Forget calcium: There is no reason for a 25 year to take calcium supplements. Studies have shown they have little or no benefit but carry some risk. ...Read more

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Can u take paracetamol with iron tablets?

Can u take paracetamol with iron tablets?

Paracetamol: Yes, you can take paracetamot and iron tablet- there is no drug-drug interaction between these 2 drugs. ...Read more

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Can I take calcium carbonet with D3 if taking calcitriol?

Can I take calcium carbonet with D3 if taking calcitriol?

Only take one vit d: Vitamin d has multiple names and types, the active compound is 1, 2 dihydroxy vitamin d 2 and is naturally formed innormal people. A vitamin d level should be done to check deficiency. Needed especially if th bone density is low or there are fractures. ...Read more

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Can i take magnesium and potassium gluconate supplements together?

Can i take magnesium and potassium gluconate supplements together?

Maybe, but why?: It would be better for absorption of both supplements if they were taken separately, such as at different meals, which would still make them easily memorable, but would avoid any competition between them. ...Read more

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Can I take iron supplement with multivitamin contain iron?

Can I take iron supplement with multivitamin contain iron?

Yes: You can if your doctor prescribes it. If you have a condition requiring iron supplementation then by all means do so under the guidance of your physician. Most multivitamins only contain a small amount of iron, and you may need more if you are iron deficient. Always follow the advice of a qualified physician. ...Read more

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Do i take vitamin b complex with magnesium or can I take vitamin B12 ? For better absorption of magnesium. Currently also take vit D3 thanks

Do i take vitamin b complex with magnesium or can I take vitamin B12 ? For better absorption of magnesium. Currently also take vit D3 thanks

OK but not 4 absorb.: It is perfectly fine to take b complex/b12 with magnesium but won't enhance absorption. Magnesium is best absorbed on an empty stomach ; b vits can cause stomach upset on empty stomach. B vits, esp. B6, often work in synergy with mag. The best-absorbed forms of mag. Are glycinate ; taurate; citrate is ok too. Epsom salt baths ; topical "magnesium oil" are also good ways to get magnesium into you. ...Read more

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Can I take chelated magnesium with biophosphonates?

No : Avoid supplementing with magnesium if you have kidney problems or if you are taking a tetracycline, aminoglycoside or quinolone antibiotic; a muscle relaxant like orphenadrine; a potassium-sparing diuretic; a bisphosphonate; or a hypertension drug such as verapamil or nifedipine. ...Read more

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I've iron deficiency and Dr. Prescribe iron capsule for me.milk product and caffeine affect iron absorption and am in love with it how can i take it:(?

I've iron deficiency and Dr. Prescribe iron capsule for me.milk product and caffeine affect iron absorption and am in love with it how can i take it:(?

Different times: Take the iron 2-3 hours after drinking milk or caffeine containing drinks then wait another 2-3 hours before drinking them again. Take the iron and any iron containing foods with some citrus drink, like orange juice, so the iron will be better absorbed. ...Read more

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Can I take an iron supplement prescribed to me for anemia along with a one a day multi vitamin, biotin, and I take nexium (esomeprazole)?

Can I take an iron supplement prescribed to me for anemia along with a one a day multi vitamin, biotin, and I take nexium (esomeprazole)?

Anemia, Nexium (esomeprazole): I admire you for your interest in Health. Nexium (esomeprazole) decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. By reducing stomach acid, Nexium (esomeprazole) may reduce the absorption of iron and make it less effective in treating your Anemia. It is not for immediate relief of heartburn symptoms. See your Physician for diagnosis, medication effects and treatment. Increased acidity can be due to stresses, have Therapy. ...Read more

Iron (Definition)

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Iron (Definition)

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