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Can I take over-the-counter iron , like slow fe after gastric bypass surgery?
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
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In brief: OTC iron ok
Over the counter iron is ok.
Slowfe is one of most common. If you are eating ice , then you are really deficient and must take 2-3 times per day. Some bypass patient get so low in iron that an infusion might be needed. Get your levels checked!

In brief: OTC iron ok
Over the counter iron is ok.
Slowfe is one of most common. If you are eating ice , then you are really deficient and must take 2-3 times per day. Some bypass patient get so low in iron that an infusion might be needed. Get your levels checked!
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Over th counter iron
Yes you can if you have iron deficiency and/or anaemia.

In brief: Over th counter iron
Yes you can if you have iron deficiency and/or anaemia.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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