Oral iron therapy - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : Hi
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User : i took 400mg of iron tablets per orem...is it dangerous?
Doctor : excessive dose of iron can cause stomach irritation and cause pain and blood vomiting
User : regarding abt the dose...400mg is considered to be overdose?
User : iam an adult..24y/o
Doctor : 60 to 100 mg of elemental iron is the usual dose
User : then...400mg?
Doctor : when did you take?
User : its been 4hrs since i took the tablets...so far im not experiencing any symptoms
User : im just worried
Doctor : not to worry
if you dont develop any symptoms than no problem
User : im abt to go to sleep
usually it will be gastritis
Doctor : and blood vomiting is the severe end of the spectrum
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