Iron supplements

What is Iron supplements?

Nutritional supplements comprising of several forms of iron salts like fumarate, gluconate etc., to improve iron deficiency states. Available both in oral and parenteral forms; mode of treatment depends on the severity of deficiency, urgency of treatment and patient compliance. While parenteral routes show quicker response, oral route takes longer time, at least 3-4 months for results.

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Hi i am 26years! been taking microgynon fe pills for 1 and a half years after having my first born child. however last month after finishing the my...

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As you have told that you are taking ethinylestradiol and levonorgestrel for 21 days and iron tablets for 7 days , you should have started...

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Hi I'm 33 weeks pregnant and been constipation I just started to take iron tablets from my doctor and I saw blood when u wiped my bottom and my poo...

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It is likely that you could have had the bleeding due to a fissure or tear in the anal area due to constipation.The black stool is due to the...

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My hair has been falling out from the root for almost a year, my scalp is also tender, did a blood test and everything is fine except that i lack...

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Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
Since , you haven't mentioned the exact report of hemoglobin level or iron level.
Pain in the scalp...

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