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Feosol (ferrous sulfate) iron supplement constipating?

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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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