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I accidentally took 5 feosol (ferrous sulfate) 65mg. What could happen?

More info at:: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Ferrous Sulfate (Definition)

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Side effects of ferrous sulfate like feosol?

Side effects of ferrous sulfate like feosol?

Iron supplements: Ferrous sulfate can interfere with the absorption of certain medications like thyroid hormone. It also can cause stomach upset, constipation, diarrhea, and achiness. If one takes excessive amounts of iron over long periods of time it can very rarely cause organ damage such as heart and liver failure. ...Read more

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Why does feosol (ferrous sulfate) cause diarrhea?

Why does feosol (ferrous sulfate) cause diarrhea?

Uncommon: Most iron supplements cause constipation so if you are getting diarrhea, it is an uncommon reaction. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Feosol (ferrous sulfate) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Feosol (ferrous sulfate) allergy?

Feosol allergy: Feosol (ferrous sulfate) is supplement used to prevent or treat Iron deficiency. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. Potential adverse reactions include: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/feosol-original-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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Feosol (ferrous sulfate) iron supplement constipating?

Feosol (ferrous sulfate) iron supplement constipating?

Yes: Try different types of iron since this is a common side effect. Slow release iron is better; adding more kale/spinach/collards are a great source of iron; using fiber, miralax, (polyethylene glycol) magnesium from over the counter to prevent the constipation are options. ...Read more

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Bacofen 10 mg twice daily and Nortryptilline 25 mg daily, and Feosol (ferrous sulfate), can cause severe weight loss? 22 pounds

Bacofen 10 mg twice daily and Nortryptilline 25 mg daily, and Feosol (ferrous sulfate), can cause severe weight loss? 22 pounds

Not specifically.: Baclofen is a muscle relaxant, Nortriptyline is an antidepressant and Feosol (ferrous sulfate) is for anemia. I believe that your depression maybe causing your weight loss and you need to go back to your doctor to have your medication adjusted. ...Read more

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Is feosol (ferrous sulfate) iron supplement a good choice for anemia?

Is feosol (ferrous sulfate) iron supplement a good choice for anemia?

Anemia & iron: Anemia can be caused by different things- bleeding, iron deficiency, vitamin deficiency, related to other chronic disease, related to kidney disease, destruction to red blood cells, bone marrow failure etc. Feosol (ferrous sulfate) iron is one of the good choice only if you have iron deficiency anemia and hopefully can help you- otherwise, you should see md and have further eval to find the cause of your anemia. ...Read more

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7 months pregnant Friday, anemic, and now taking feosol (ferrous sulfate) for iron deficiency. Last week and a half I have had diarrhea. Should I stop taking it?

7 months pregnant Friday, anemic, and now taking feosol (ferrous sulfate) for iron deficiency. Last week and a half I have had diarrhea. Should I stop taking it?

Talk to your doctor.: The right answer to your question depends on a lot of factors, including how anemic are you, any other medical issues, what is causing the diarrhea, and how far along in your pregnancy you are. The person who is best position to help you make decisions is your obstetrician. I would call him or her to discuss the diarrhea and to figure out what to do next. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have anemia and take iron medication (ferrous sulfate). Should I continue if I recently developed hemorrhoids and the iron makes me constipated?

I have anemia and take iron medication (ferrous sulfate). Should I continue if I recently developed hemorrhoids and the iron makes me constipated?

Tk ferrous gluconate: It's much easier on the gut, or eat spinach, dark leafy greens have a lot or iron and trace minerals. Hydrate well! ...Read more

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What is ferrous sulfate used for?

What is ferrous sulfate used for?

Iron deficiency: It is taken orally to increase iron in the blood ...Read more

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Took too many ferrous sulfate pills, need help and advice!?

Took too many ferrous sulfate pills, need help and advice!?

Iron overdose: Usually, an excessive one-time dose of iron washes through your intestines and doesn't cause any side effects other than nausea, vomitina, and diarrhea. Too much iron over many months can cause iron build-up in your body and may require chelation therapy. You need to visit your healthcare provider and get appropriate testing depending on how much iron you have taken. ...Read more

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What's wrong with a woman if she goes to a dr and gets ferrous sulfate?

What's wrong with a woman if she goes to a dr and gets ferrous sulfate?

Iron deficiency: Most likely, she has iron deficiency. This is frequently found in pre-menopausal women. They lose iron through monthly menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Is ferrous sulfate harmful? Will it hurt me if it is in my food and I eat it?

Is ferrous sulfate harmful? Will it hurt me if it is in my food and I eat it?

Ferrous sulfate: Although it is possible to have side effects from ferrous sulfate ingestion, in small amounts it will probably not hurt you. Ferrous sulfate is used to fortify foods and sometimes used to treat iron deficiency anemia. It should not be used on a regular basis unless prescribed by your physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can ferrous sulfate help your iron?

Can ferrous sulfate help your iron?

Yes: Ferrous sulfate is iron so if your iron levels are low (measured by a few blood tests), supplemental iron like ferrous sulfate will correct that. ...Read more

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What are the usual side effects of ferrous sulfate?

What are the usual side effects of ferrous sulfate?

Constipation: Mild side effects can include constipation; darkened or green stools; diarrhea; nausea; stomach upset. More severe side effects can include headache, allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); black, tarry stools; blood or streaks of blood in the stool; fever; vomiting with continuing sharp stomach pain. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ferrous sulfate & chelated iron?

What is the difference between ferrous sulfate & chelated iron?

Iron supplements: Chelated iron has been treated to bind it to an amino acid, supposedly to make it more like that occurring naturally in foods. It allegedly is more easily absorbed through cell walls. Ferrous sulfate is the most common & cheapest iron supplement but may not be well tolerated. Ferrous fumarate is better absorbed, but heme iron polypeptide is well tolerated & absorbed. Vitamin c enhances iron uptake. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ferrous sulfate iron and chelated iron?

What is the difference between ferrous sulfate iron and chelated iron?

Iron: Ferrous sulfate is also known as iron. You can use this as a supplement if your iron level is low- as a treatment for iron deficiency.
Iron chelating agent- on the other hand- is used to bind the iron in your blood and then remove it from your body. This will be used if your iron level is too muc/highh- for instance in the setting where you received multiple blood transfusion. ...Read more

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How long does it take for ferrous sulfate to start working, I'm taking a liquid form,?

How long does it take for ferrous sulfate to start working, I'm taking a liquid form,?

Iron therapy: Iron starts working quickly but it takes a few weeks to see the hemoglobin raise 2gms. An increase in the blood reticulocytes will prove that the bone marrow is responding to the iron if it is enough of a dose and is absorbed sufficiently. ...Read more

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Is there a chewable form of ferrous sulfate because I am having trouble taking the pill?

Is there a chewable form of ferrous sulfate because I am having trouble taking the pill?

Yes!: There is a chewable form of ferrous sulfate. The name of the tablet is called IRON CHEWS. It's a special order product. I had a few pediatric patients in need of it. ...Read more

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I am completely finished with my RX iron 325 mg, but need more. Will the same strength OTC non-RX iron (ferrous sulfate) work just the same? Yes? No?

I am completely finished with my RX iron 325 mg, but need more. Will the same strength OTC non-RX iron (ferrous sulfate) work just the same? Yes? No?

Depending on the: Level of iron deficiency anemia you have, you would need between 160 mg to 480 mg of iron sulfate (there are other compounds) daily. Your body can only absorb so much through the gut before inducing side effects. Most OTC iron preparations are between 5 mg to 65 mg, so likely you would have to take a lot of pills to make up for the deficiency. The key is to have regular checkup to see progress ...Read more

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Why ferrous sulfate reccomended for anemia?

Why ferrous sulfate reccomended for anemia?

Make new blood cells: Iron is a very important mineral the body uses to make new red blood cells. If you are anemic, it means you are short of red blood cells. You either lost them due to bleeding, you are destroying them too fast (like sickle cell), or you can't make new ones fast enough to keep up with your needs. Whatever the reason, you need the iron (ferrous) to make new ones. ...Read more

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Can I take levothyroxine and ferrous sulfate together?

Can I take levothyroxine and ferrous sulfate together?

Yes: You may take these two medication together, however, to avoid stomach upset, it is better to take iron with meals.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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Can I take ferrous sulfate if I am allergic to sulfar?

Can I take ferrous sulfate if I am allergic to sulfar?

Yes: There is frequently confusion when patients are allergic to a sulfa antibiotic and they are prescribed a medicine which has "sulfate" in the description. There is no problem using these medications even if one is allergic to sulfa. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Feosol (Definition)

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