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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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Ferrous sulfate or ferrous gluconate--which is better?

Ferrous sulfate or ferrous gluconate--which is better?

Iron supplements: Ferrous sulfate and ferrous gluconate are equivalent in terms of efficacy as long as the dose of "elemental iron" in each is the same. The main thing is how well your stomach tolerates them. Use the one that gives you the least side effects. ...Read more

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Ferrous sulfate vs ferrous gluconate. Which is better?

Iron supplements: Ferrous sulfate and ferrous gluconate are equivalent in terms of efficacy as long as the dose of "elemental iron" in each is the same. The main thing is how well your stomach tolerates them. Use the one that gives you the least side effects. ...Read more

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If ferrous gluconate and ferrous fumarate make me short of breath should I try ferrous sulfate?

Iron : I am not aware of shortness of breath as an adverse reaction to iron supplements. Shortness of breath may be caused by severe anemia though. You should discuss with your doctor before starting any other irons supplements if your reaction is truly related to these medications. ...Read more

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Elixir ferrous gluconate for pregnant woman?

Elixir ferrous gluconate for pregnant woman?

Ferrous Gluconate: Ferrous gluconate, in appropriate doses, is a goos iron supplementation if you are anemic. The elixir or pill form are both safe. ...Read more

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Which is better for anemia? Ferrous sulfate or ferrous fumarate? I have low iron, ferrous sulfate hurts my stomach. Was wondering about fumarate.

Which is better for anemia? Ferrous sulfate or ferrous fumarate? I have low iron, ferrous sulfate hurts my stomach. Was wondering about fumarate.

Fumarate, gluconate: Iron tablets help in iron-deficiency anemia. Taking the tablets with food or after eating reduce the side effects of abdominal pain. Both fumarate and gluconate are reported to have less gastric irritations. Cost is a consideration. Thank you for asking. ...Read more

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If Each 5 ml contains:50mg glyceryl guaiacolate,50mgpotassium citrate,1.5mg terbutaline sulphate,14mg diphenhydramine hydrochloride.Safe for pregnancy?

If Each 5 ml contains:50mg glyceryl guaiacolate,50mgpotassium citrate,1.5mg terbutaline sulphate,14mg diphenhydramine hydrochloride.Safe for pregnancy?

Depends: The most susceptible time for the fetus is during the 1st trimester. After that, most allergy medication or cough medications are likely safe. Diphenhydramine has been associated with a slightly higher risk to develop cleft palate when used in the 1st trimester although the incidence is still very low. ...Read more

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How many 25 mg iron bisglycinate capsules should be taken to equal 325 mg ferrous sulfate?

How many 25 mg iron bisglycinate capsules should be taken to equal 325 mg ferrous sulfate?

Slight difference: The iron bisglycinate is different form of iron from ferrous sulfate but when studies have been done there is not that much difference in the outcomes but the studies vary a great deal. Some studies show half the amount equals the ferrous sulfate so 175 mg of iron bisglycinate could do the same as 325mg of ferrous sulfate. However both will help iron deficiency. This not proven standard. Hope help ...Read more

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Im taking ferrous sulfate 325 mg 5gr tabs and feel dizzy breathing is different?

Im taking ferrous sulfate 325 mg 5gr tabs and feel dizzy breathing is different?

What is the question: What is your question.Apparently you are being treated for Iron Defeciency Anemia.But onfortunately we don't know what your question is. We don't have all the information like what is the cause of your Anemia and how long you have had it and what was your blood count,like Hemoglobin,iron level etc. Consult and follow up with your Doctor and if breathing difficulty go to ER ...Read more

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

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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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Salbutamol sulphate syrup is for cough?

Salbutamol sulphate syrup is for cough?

asthma cough: Salbutamol is also known as albuterol and it is a short acting bronchodilator approved for treating asthma attacks. Frequently, cough is a common symptom of asthma. ...Read more

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Dexchloropheniramine maleate tablets have 2mg; chlorpheniramine maleate tablets had 4mg. Dex isomer's more potent? Or ploy to sell more tablets?

Tab difference: hello ~ dex~etc is a totally different substance to chlorphen~etc base. Each compound in organic chem has completely different properties, by adding free radicals (-H, -OH, -S03,-S04,-NH3,NH4) This is not a scam but dose equivalents. Do not mess with dose advised on label ! Take AS DIRECTED ! ALWAYS ! ...Read more

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I can't tolerate conventional ferrous sulfate for iron-deficiency anemia. How much iron bisglycinate should I take to cover 325 mg ferrous sulfate?

I can't tolerate conventional ferrous sulfate for iron-deficiency anemia.  How much iron bisglycinate should I take to cover 325 mg ferrous sulfate?

As tolerable: See how much of this you are able to take. Ask your physician about some of the new injectable / infusable forms of iron -- they're much easier than they used to be. Best wishes. ...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