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Pregnant, low hemoglobin. Taking cosmofer injection, should I continue with these shots?

hi, i m in my 23 weeks of pregnancy , i ve been on cosmofer injection every 3 days for 3 month now (took 26 shots untill now )& still my HB is low its 9 .. what shall i do ? is cosmofer is okey on the long term ? should complete taking these shots ??? I m also taking 1 pill prenatal vit + 1 cal mag its calcium & magnesium supplement .. thanx
Asked On : Mon, 20 Aug 2012
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It is better to take total dose of iron in IV drip rather than IM inj as they may cause local reaction

As your HB is 9 so there is no need to take more inj

You can take oral iron tablets and diet rich in iron

Best wishes
Answered: Wed, 22 Aug 2012
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