If you have pale and dry skin or mucous membranes, frequent headaches, these fainting spells and dizzy, you feel weak, restlessness, easily fatigued, have problems with the gastrointestinal tract, and there is a decreased or increased appetite, contact your doctor. You will be assigned a blood test to detect a deficiency of hemoglobin or not.
If your doctor has diagnosed with anemia, you will be prescribed iron supplements, which are divided into ion in the form of salts and nonionic modern drugs representing the iron complex with the sugars and proteins. The second group is better tolerated and has minimal side effects.
Take drugs only on prescription. Independent and uncontrolled intake of iron means invalid. Make the preparations necessary for a long time. Your doctor may prescribe a course of 3 to 6 months, depending on the General condition, the tolerability and repeated laboratory studies.
Take the prescribed medications for 2 hours before eating or 2 hours after a meal. If you can't tolerate prescription medication, inform your doctor. You may change to another drug or to make an appointment during a meal, but in this case, absorption of iron will be much worse and the treatment will be long.
Mostly side effects cause a drugs ferrous iron, which is currently assigned is very rare due to the fact that there are medicines whose side effects are minimized.
If you wrote Berrocal, personal, ferropleks, take 2 tablets 4 times a day if the doctor recommends a different dosage. Conferon, tardiferon, Guinot-tardiferon, with her husband, duralex take for therapeutic purposes 1 capsule or tablet 2 times a day with a prevention - 1 tablet or capsule 1 time a day.
Take prescribed medications with water, do not take other vitamins or medications. At the time of receiving iron refuse medication tetracycline from products containing calcium, antacids. Do not drink coffee, milk, tea, remove from the diet of whole grains.
Constantly visit your doctor for another examination. If you have nausea, constipation, heartburn, feeling of fullness in the stomach, contact your doctor. You will reduce the dose or change the drug.