3 patient evaluations for Ferrous Fumarate

Aug 15, 2017 (Started Sep 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for iron deficiency)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (heartburn)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 36 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: switched to thorne iron bisglycinate. tolerated it well but no change in iron levels. even with the addition of ferrous phos cell salts. seems like not absorbing iron or vitamin d orally.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 30, 2017 (Started Sep 15, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for iron deficiency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 36 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Again, Iron levels in blood have not really improved. I think this is due to the brand - Swanson. Switching to a brand my naturopath recommends soon. Best absorbed with Vitamin C (which I do).
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 28, 2012 (Started Feb 19, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for iron deficiency anemia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (bad breath (halitosis))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 100 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Easy to take entreally but shudder to imagine oral applications ! Tastes foul.

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 6, 2010 (Started Jun 15, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for iron deficiency)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, flatulence)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 325 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: flatulence, constipation

Apr 15, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, flatulence)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 325 mg Daily
Side effects: flatulence, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks
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