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Ferrous sulfate vs ferrous gluconate. Which is better?
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Dr. Kelty Baker
Internal Medicine - Hematology
In brief: Iron supplements
Ferrous sulfate and ferrous gluconate are equivalent in terms of efficacy as long as the dose of "elemental iron" in each is the same.
The main thing is how well your stomach tolerates them. Use the one that gives you the least side effects.

In brief: Iron supplements
Ferrous sulfate and ferrous gluconate are equivalent in terms of efficacy as long as the dose of "elemental iron" in each is the same.
The main thing is how well your stomach tolerates them. Use the one that gives you the least side effects.
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