Is it safe to take iron pills while on birth control?

I don't see why not. There are many birth control pills on the market with iron in it. You may want to check with your doctor (PCP or GYN) to see if you even need iron in the first place. Hope that helps!
At recommended doses. yes, they are often used together. Iron is relatively easy to take too much of, so don't go over the recommended amt.s.

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Is it safe to take iron pills (for anemia) along with birth control pills?

Yes. That sounds fine. A woman may take normal amounts of vitamin supplements, iron supplements, or omega-3 fish oil supplements... along with her birth control pills. Her doctor would be best able to recommend which supplements are beneficial. Read more...

What would happen if I take prenatal pills, birth control pills & iron pills at the same time?

Too much iron. I would talk to your doctor about how much iron supplementation is safe for you specifically. You can take too much iron and it is found in most prenatal vitamins and in some birth control pills. Read more...
Most likely, nothing. Prenatal vitamins are a really good multivitamin for any adult to take. They often have some iron included, so i would only take the extra iron supplements if you know you are anemic. Taking birth control is hormonal control to prevent pregnancy. It is safe to take both prenatal vitamins and birth control together. Read more...

Took iron pills and birth control in past now 50 no birth control but take iron 3/pills 325 mg a day started breaking out on arms stomach face?

2 different issues. The iron pills can upset one's stomach especially when taken on an empty stomach The skin rash in another matter but it is hard to tell what may be the cause given the scanty details provided. I also don't understand why at age 50 you are taking iron pills. Have you had a serum ferritin level checked? Are you having intestinal bleeding or a recent problem with blood loss from trauma? Read more...

Should you take iron supplements while on birth control?

No. You only need an iron supplement if you have heavy periods or have been instructed by your doctor that you have iron deficiency anemia. One benefit of birth control pills is that they usually make a woman's period lighter and/or shorter. Also less cramping. Read more...
Not necessary. There's nothing specific about birth control pills that requires that you should take iron supplements. There's no problem doing so if your doctor has told you that you need them. If you were having heavy bleeding as a reason to be on birth control, iron may be needed. Read more...

Does taking iron pills help lighten my period? And if not. Are there any remedies besides birth control that will help?

No. Iron helps you prevent your blood count from getting too low. The best way to fix your periods is to find out why they are heavy. You should be evaluated for hormonal and anatomical reasons for heavy periods. The cause is the best clue to provide the most effective treatment. Read more...