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Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
9/20/2014 9:48:15 PM

Reviewer: pcake, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I begin taking this medicine in July 2014 when my Dr told me to take iron pills for my anemia. I started getting this itching sensation all over and something felt as if it was crawling on my scalp and face. I didn't connect this initially to the Iron pills. I stopped taking the pill for about two weeks and noticed the side effects went away. Still I didn't connect the dots until today ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
9/15/2014 9:09:36 AM

Reviewer: Joanne A. Venter, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking one pill a day and also have 18 per cent of this drug in my daily vitamin. Is this too much iron and how can too much effect my body??? Can it cause harm to any organs?? Black stools is common, and constipation??? Should I quit my pill for 2 days and see if the black leaves and constipation leaves???? Jo Venter

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
7/21/2014 2:41:43 PM

Reviewer: miss energy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Since taking this, my energy have increased and I am just loving it. My only complaint is diarrhea....but it's helping me to lose weight...LOL!!!

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
6/23/2014 6:20:13 PM

Reviewer: jerryndpavs, 75 or over on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
after abdominal surgery, 5 gram tabs

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
3/15/2014 4:40:08 PM

Reviewer: Al, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking 5GR(325 mg) tabs 02 28 2014. Have experienced some intermittent constipation often dark stool, but, worst of all, intense itching all over my body including acne-type boils on my arms, buttocks, and the top of my chest; and slight increase of facial acne. I am stopping to take the pills and need to find another way to reduce my anemia; possibly adding red meat to my diet which cu ... Show Full Comment

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