2 patient evaluations for Iron sucrose

Oct 31, 2018 (Started Mar 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for iron deficiency anemia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, muscle aches, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: While it is being infused, I always think it tastes like black licorice or a little metallic. I always drink apple juice during the infusion and that seems to help lessen the taste.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Mar 28, 2010 (Started Sep 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for iron deficiency anemia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: You will need to eat prior to taking this supplement you will also need to take a stool softner.
Side effects: constipation

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