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I've been taking fefol iron & folate (folic acid) supplements and having bad stomach effects is this normal?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Maybe.

Iron supplements frequently cause constipation.
It is usually mild but can occasionally be severe. It is common practice to provide mild stool softeners when this occurs.

In brief: Maybe.

Iron supplements frequently cause constipation.
It is usually mild but can occasionally be severe. It is common practice to provide mild stool softeners when this occurs.
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