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Prescription iron pills

Anyone take them? My 17yo is anemic and the doctor has prescribed a supplement. Is there any difference, besides strength, between prescription and OTC iron supplements?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:15 PM on Mar. 2, 2013 in Teens (13-17)

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  • There are several forms of iron
    www.livestrong.com lists them
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 4:31 PM on Mar. 2, 2013

  • I used to take them until the drs realized my blood count wasn't increasing even taking them 3 times/day. They can be very constipating.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 5:27 PM on Mar. 2, 2013

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