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Iron overdose. How many milligrams at one time does it take?

Iron overdose. How many milligrams at one time does it take?

Iron dosing: It is important to pay attention to what is called "elemental iron". This dosage is usually written in small print at the bottom of the bottle of iron tablets. A typical iron tablet should have 45-60 mg of elemental iron. ...Read more

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For iron deficiency should you take iron supplements + iron -enriched foods? Worried about iron overdose. And how long to get iron back in system?

For iron deficiency should you take iron supplements + iron -enriched foods? Worried about iron overdose. And how long to get iron back in system?

Fe deficiency is a..: Symptom of a problem as much as being a problem in its own rite. It's important to both correct the deficiency and discover its source. To correct, continue oral fe supplements until hematocrit normalizes then continue for another 3months to replete stores. If you find the source and fix it, your only significant source of fe loss is bleeding. If you don't fix it, the fe deficiency will recur. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of iron overdose.?

What are some symptoms of iron overdose.?

Hemachromatosis: Iron overload or hemachromatosis hs following symptoms abdominal pain, fatigue, generalised darkening of skin colour, joint pains, lack of energy, loss of body hair, loss of sex desire, weakness. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an iron overdose?

What are the symptoms of an iron overdose?

Can be fatal: The clinical features of iron overdose are comprised of five phases that are manifestations of the toxic effects of iron. These phases include gastrointestinal (GI) features (abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, throwing up blood, and black, tarry stools); a latent phase; shock and metabolic acidosis; liver toxicity and liver necrosis; and bowel obstruction. ...Read more

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To much iron overdose from using wrought iron skillets?

No: Not likely. Have your hfe gene tested. Single mutation causes elevated iron. 2 mutations means disease (hemochomatosis). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: iron overdose?

See below: Iron overdose occurs when someone takes large amount of iron supplements. It can be accidental or intentional. Overdose of iron is a serious condition and is extremely dangerous in children. Symptoms: *blood in stools or black colored stools.This is a sign of bleeding from the gastro intestinal tract. *abdominal pain. *nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. *vomiting blood. ...Read more

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I think I may have an iron overdose. please help!! lots of blood in stool?

I think I may have an iron overdose. please help!! lots of blood in stool?

Iron not cause: Oral iron tablets may make stool turn black, but it does not cause bright red blood in the stool. However, rectal bleeding can lead to iron deficiency anemia, which can lead to a prescription for iron tablets. Rectal bleeding should be evaluated, usually by endoscopy. ...Read more

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What foods help decrease iron overdose in the liver?

Not a problem: Unless you have a specific disease process like hemochromotosis, which causes abnormal retention of iron or a hemolytic anemia, iron overload is not a problem. If you have one of these problems, then therapeutic phlebotomy (for hemochromotisis) or chelation with Deferoxamine (for the anemias) are among the standard treatments. ...Read more

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Are there lifestyle changes that really make getting iron overdose less likely?

Are there lifestyle changes that really make getting iron overdose less likely?

Diet: Iron is obtained from our diet. Under normal circumstances dietary modification is not needed. If you have hemochromatosis and you are unable to regulate iron absorption, then careful monitoring is needed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for iron overdose?

Iron overdose: Acute iron overdoses can be treated with Deferoxamine (desferal) intravenously. Chronic iron overload can be treated with either Desferal or Deferasirox (exjade). ...Read more

Iron (Definition)

In the metal group ...Read more