What’s the Best Iron Supplement?

Dr. Sharon Orrange
Dr. Orrange is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Geriatric, Hospitalist and General Internal Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
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There is a new iron supplement trending in the medical community called pur-Absorb and it’s worth getting to know. Not everyone needs to take iron supplements, which is a good thing because they can be constipating and irritating to the stomach. Many folks taking iron stop it because of side effects. Ferrous sulfate (FeSo4) is a common supplement used for iron deficiency but there is a new kid on the block. For iron deficient men and women, vegetarians and vegans and pregnant women, pur-Absorb may be something for you.

What should you know about taking iron:

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Dr O.

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