AOA....its my first mnth pregnancy n dr has given me ironone capsyle 150 mg as my ferritin level is 32...is it safe
MBBS, FCPS | Lahore
I think you betterweek for 2 months before you start with oral iron. Although no, strong evidence is available against iron use, it is better avoided during first trimester.
What is your haemoglobin level ?
8 months ago
MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCP (E), MRGP (UK), FRSPH, CCT (UK), Family Medicine, PGDip (London), PGDip Diabetes (USW) | Lahore
it is safe to use oral iron in particular if you have low reserves as pregnancy is going to further deplete .you should be taking this on regular basis its not shown in any form of research to be harmful to baby or mother if used in first trimester
Only folic acid is recommemnded during first trimester.
MBBS, FCPS (Obs & Gyn) | Lahore
oral iron isnt recommended in 1st trimester, try improving ur diet, and continue folic acid
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