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Taking 2 Vitron-C a day, am & pm. Still have anemia, heavy fatigue. A Dr. suggested liquid iron. Pharmacist agreed, but what is equivalent dose? V-C = 65 elemental iron. Normal dose,liquid,equiv 44 mg

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Dr. Tarek Nashawi
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Iron deficiency

Iron is not absorbed well when taken orally.
You might need iron transfusions. But why do you have iron deficiency. Always make sure that you don't have blood in the stool.

In brief: Iron deficiency

Iron is not absorbed well when taken orally.
You might need iron transfusions. But why do you have iron deficiency. Always make sure that you don't have blood in the stool.
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Dr. Daniel Rosenblum
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: 1 and 1/2 tsp

Vitron-C contains 65mg of iron and 125 mg of Vitamin C.
The liquid iron supplement contains about the same amount of iron in 1 and a half teaspoons, but you should find out the cause of the anemia. It could be serious. If you are past menopause, check it out. It is best to take iron on an empty stomach.

In brief: 1 and 1/2 tsp

Vitron-C contains 65mg of iron and 125 mg of Vitamin C.
The liquid iron supplement contains about the same amount of iron in 1 and a half teaspoons, but you should find out the cause of the anemia. It could be serious. If you are past menopause, check it out. It is best to take iron on an empty stomach.
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