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How much iron should i take for g6pd ?

hi am 33 years old and i have g6pd , i want to ask how much mg of iron does my body need
Asked On : Wed, 10 Aug 2011
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Hi fawz,
you need around 10 mg of iron daily. however the most important thing would be to avoid ingesting oxidants such as fava beans, certain drugs like sulfonamides, in such a condition when there is hemolysis the iron needs increase. Hope that answers the question
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