When to Take:
SUGGESTED USE: Adults, for iron deficiency, take one tablet daily. For easier swallowing, take with water before and during ingestion. Taking with a meal may minimize the possibility of stomach upset. 5% of Americans have inadequate intakes of iron.*
*Moshfegh et al. 2005. What We Eat in America, NHANES 2001-2002: Usual Nutrient Intakes from Food Compared to DRI. USDA, ARS.
Iron should be avoided when taking:
- Current research does not indicate that this supplement should be avoided when taking prescription drugs. However, please consult your doctor as he or she may instruct you to avoid iron based on your specific circumstances.
Iron should be used with caution when combined with:
- Current research indicates that iron supplements may interact with certain medications. If you are taking prescription medications, or are pregnant or nursing, consult your healthcare provider before taking this product.
Warning: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.
Given that no two people are alike, if you are taking any medications you should be aware that potential drug-nutrient interactions may occur and are encouraged to consult a health care professional before using this product. Combining certain prescription drugs and dietary supplements can lead to
- Diminished drug effectiveness
- Reduced supplement effectiveness
- Impaired drug and/or supplement absorption