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Easy way to keep iron pills down??

I hate OJ....

 
shanapiv

Asked by shanapiv at 5:03 PM on Jan. 10, 2011 in Health

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  • Make sure you take them with food and don't have any antacids.
    janeosborne

    Answer by janeosborne at 8:33 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • are you taking them in the morning? if so try it in the evening. atleast this was what i had to do when pregnant, the morning sickness made the iron too much for my stomach. or take with milk.
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 5:04 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • Taking it with food and a big glass of water
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 5:03 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • Have you tried asking for a switch to liquid form to have with OJ and breakfast? It might stay down better?
    JesF419

    Answer by JesF419 at 5:06 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • Why not eliminate dairy (leaches iron from the body) and focus on iron rich foods:  http://www.soystache.com/iron

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:24 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • Red beans and baked potato skin are great sources of iron. I suffered low iron with both pregnancies. Will the iron pills helped some, actually. eating iron rich food helped way more.
    MKSers

    Answer by MKSers at 9:12 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • No, but that's a good idea! Thanks!
    shanapiv

    Comment by shanapiv (original poster) at 6:34 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

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