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Low blood levels. Had blood transfusion in the past. Feeling dizzy and breathless. Iron tablets finished. Need help

Hi, I had a blood transfusion last year- 2 units, my blood is now a 9. I ran out of iron tablets while in the Caribbean (so had none for a week) I went to the pharmacy and they put me on Trihemic 600, I am to take 2 a day until they run out- so that s two a day for 15 days then go back for more and take one a day- ...I have 3 days of double dose left but I have been feeling a little breathless in the last week (I had slight headache in the first week but pharmacist said this would happen) and now my eye has started twitching- it wouldn t normally be a problem- but that is what happened when I was at stage 1 blood loss- I m not bleeding (unless I am into my uterus again- but think Id know that right? I would bleed out like last time?) Sorry I m just being a dizzy blonde- I am just worried as I am here on my own as my fiancé has just gone back to sea. Thank you! Kiki
Asked On : Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
if you are feeling breathless or headache with hg of 9........means
either you are getting more anemic coz you are a female or other problems with your rbc production from bone marrow....or having malabsorption and trihemic not getting absorbed......or change trihemic with other tablets in market
take care
Answered: Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Pathologist and Microbiologist Dr. Sangita's  Response
If you are taking hematinics your hemoglobin level should be controlled if you dont have any problem such as malabsorption or loss of blood . Even after treatment you are having symptoms get your hemoglobin checked ,complete blood count done along with reticulocyte count which will give you idea about marrow status. You should also go for dietary modifications for anemia
Answered: Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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