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Docs preference: assuming they are treating low Fe , and are following your response, is what most matters. ...Read more
I've just started ferrous fumarate as sulphate didn't suit me. I'm feeling quite poorly, my iron stores are 4 is that low?
It should help: The ferrous form of iron is usually the best absorbed. Some people tolerate ferrous fumarate or gluconate better than ferrous sulfate. GI side effects are usually the problem. I presume your ferritin level is 4 ng/ml, which is low suggesting iron deficiency and is the likely cause of feeling poorly. Hopefully you can tolerate the ferrous fumarate and resupply your body's iron. ...Read more
Can I take 4 tabs or iron a day instead of 3 as I have very low iron stores ( ferritin 7)? I use 325 mg of ferrous fumarate.
I've been taking Ferrous Sulfate Can I switch it to Ferrous Fumarate? Pharmacist told me it alright to take Fumarate as it almost same.
No...: You should definitely consult your doctor and make sure that you have low iron stores in your body. If you have normal iron levels and you take too much iron it can accumulate in your liver and cause damage to it. Make sure you get seen by your doctor and have blood work done in order to find out if you need supplement if you are iron deficient. ...Read more
Ferrous fumarate 210mg x3 daily how spread out should they be taken and how long between taking thyroid, ppis, calcium and mag should I give? Awkward!
I take ferrous fumarate 300(100)mg everday, once a day, since sep 23, 2013. I have brittle hair and want to take biotin(35mcg). Will this clash?
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