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Ferrous Gluconate Vs Ferrous Sulphate
Female 19 Ferrous Gluconate 306 mg, 1 tablet daily. Recently been taking 2 tablets bc I forget if I took it. Found out it can be fatal. What do I do?
Nothing. Go back to: 1 tab a day and don't for get that you've taken it. Write it down so you don't forget. You should be fine. ...Read more
Can you tell me if I could take noristherone tablets at the same time as ferrous gluconate tablets?
Yes: There should be no problem taking these two drugs at the same time. ...Read more
What is the difference between heme iron such as Proferrin, and the more commonly prescribed ones - ferrous gluconate, sulfate?
IT'S more expensive! The least expesive (and generally best absorbed in most cases is good"old fashined" Ferrous sulphate! Hope this helps
DrZ ...Read more
Ferrous gluconate: The body can only absorb limited amounts of iron at one time. It is okay to take two doses, if so instructed by your doctor, but it's important that you take one in the morning and one in the evening. ...Read more
Can I take ferrous gluconate and my Humalog (insulin lispro) at the same time? If not, how long do I have to wait til I take my insulin?
Yes: You can take them at the same time. One is taken orally an the other is injected. No interactions. ...Read more
Iron level was 45. Normal is 80-300. Anemic. On 300mg Ferrous Gluconate 3x daily. Is it considered safe to try Floradix liquid Iron extract instead?
Stick with ferrous: Gluconate. You may, after consultation with your doctor, increase the dose. Floradix will cost more without any added benefit. ...Read more
How high a dose can I take daily of oral liquid ferrous gluconate (Floradix) went having both low ferritin (7) and hemoglobin (7.1)? Can't take pills.
If you have difficulty taking pills, you may wish to discuss getting iron replacement by intravenous infusion. One session may be enough to infuse enough iron to overcome the deficiency. Consult this site for more information on this topic.
https://my. Clevelandclinic. Org/health/diseases_conditions/hic_Anemia/hic_intravenous_iron_supplementation ...Read more
Can taking oral liquid ferrous gluconate cause further damage dangerously in irritated esophagus? It hurts badly just after taking it, but I need iron
Possibly: It is important to understand that I am is digested and absorbed after being exposed to significant amount of stomach acid to break it down hence the stomach irritation with ingestion of Ferris sulfate. There are other means of iron supplementationsuch as IV fusions. ...Read more
Anemic. 300mg ferrous gluconate a day not helping after 10 months. 80-300 normal ferritin lvl - mine was 45. can I increase iron supplement dose?
Would taking ferrous gluconate together with calcium ascorbate help the absorption of iron due to the c-vitamin or hinder it due to the calcium?
How much ferrous gluconate equals 325 mg of ferrous sulfate. Reason for question is am a peritoneal dialysis patient and they are saying feG not as g?
Iron: Most iron pills contain ferrous iron. Ferrous sulfate, ferrous fumarate, and ferrous gluconate are the 3 common forms. All three come in a 325 mg tablet size, but each contains a different amount of “elemental iron”., which is what is absorbed. Fe Sulfate contains 65 mg; Fe gluconate contains only 35 mg elemental iron. Hence, not as much Fe per tablet. Fe fumarate contains 108 mg iron. ...Read more
Can taking ferrous gluconate (elemental iron) and fluticasone propionate (flovent hfa inhaler) simultaneously be harmful?
I am anemic and recent ferritin was <3.4 gp asked me to start ferrous gluconate and a multi-vitamin. Should I see a hematologist? I'm worried.
Have anemia, v low iron levels & no appetite especially 4 meats. Taking ferrous gluconate w/vit C - not working. Is liver extract a good alternative?
VERY serious: You need to find out why you are iron deficient. You have stomach or colon cancer until proved otherwise. Stomach or duodenal ulcer is also a common cause. Grown men don't "just get" iron deficiency, especially if they aren't vegetarians. Get with a physician who will work you up aggressively. Best wishes. ...Read more
What explains esophageal pain + burn everytime right after taking oral ferrous gluconate with GERD, atrophic gastritis & neuroendocrine hyperplasia?
It's a huge pill: Having an already irritated esophagus, likely with abnormal motility and then taking a huge pill will likely result in further irritation. Iron doesn't dissolve well. Furthermore, the entire point of iron in the body is to be able to easily add and subtract electrons. This also makes it inherently irritating as a chemical. ...Read more
Yesterday I started on provera (medroxyprogesterone) and ferrous gluconate. Now I feel like I am pregnant, why?
Are you pregnant?: 1st step would be to check a home pregnancy test to make sure that you are not. Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is a form of Progesterone and it can cause some people to feel this way. Ferrous gluconate is an iron supplement. Iron can often cause unpleasant GI side effects. ...Read more
I get very dizzy every morning after breakfast, blood pressure ca.100/65. Started 3 weeks ago liquid ferrous gluconate 40ml with breakfast. Related?
Poss. Anemia or iron: With the symptoms that you have it is highly possible that this may be all due to low blood pressure, but because it occurs after breakfast every day it may be a reaction to the gluconate. You have some other medical problems and I do not know what your hematocrit or CBC shows. You need to listen to your doctor and perhaps change your medication as well ...Read more
How can I relieve severe abdominal cramping and constipation from my 300mg ferrous gluconate iron supplements I was prescribed? It hurts badly.
Constipation: Increase your consumption of water and add Metamucil twice a day ...Read more
Among ferrous sulfate, gluconate and fumarate, is there any difference in absorbtion and tolerability?
All these forms of iron have distinct characteristics that affect these areas. Though gluconate and fumarate are more tolerable than the sulfate, they provide a lower amount of absorbable iron. I feel that it is more important to be able to tolerate the form of iron you're taking than how much is absorbed especially if you have any stomach problems to begin with.
Good luck. ...Read more
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