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Does taking over-the-counter iron pills has the same results as taking prescribed ferrous sulfate?

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Dr. Luis Mojicar
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends on...

It will be absorbed in the body the same way, but depending on how low the iron level is, you may need to take the prescription one as this has more milligrams of iron.

In brief: Depends on...

It will be absorbed in the body the same way, but depending on how low the iron level is, you may need to take the prescription one as this has more milligrams of iron.
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