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Iron

Main Ingredients:   Iron (AKA: Ferrous Sulfate)

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7.2  Effectiveness
3.6  Side Effects
6.4  Holistic Benefits

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Iron, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 4.3% 6.5% 67.4% 19.6% 2.2%
Balance/Equilibrium 2.2% 2.2% 84.8% 10.9% 0%
Blood Pressure 2.2% 0% 93.5% 4.3% 0%
Breathing 2.2% 0% 87% 10.9% 0%
Confidence 2.2% 4.3% 91.3% 2.2% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 4.3% 2.2% 80.4% 13% 0%
Digestion 4.3% 13% 78.3% 4.3% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 8.7% 71.7% 17.4% 2.2%
Energy 6.5% 6.5% 37% 37% 13%
Eyesight 0% 2.2% 91.3% 6.5% 0%
Memory 2.2% 0% 91.3% 4.3% 2.2%
Mental Clarity 2.2% 0% 87% 10.9% 0%
Pain 0% 8.7% 82.6% 6.5% 2.2%
Patience 2.2% 2.2% 87% 8.7% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 95.7% 4.3% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 6.5% 84.8% 8.7% 0%
Sleep 2.2% 6.5% 65.2% 26.1% 0%
Stress Level 0% 6.5% 82.6% 8.7% 2.2%
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Commonly Reported Iron Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Cold Symptoms 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Headache 87% 6.5% 6.5% 0% 0%
Fatigue 93.5% 2.2% 4.3% 0% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 95.3% 2.3% 0% 2.3% 0%
Depression 90.9% 0% 0% 9.1% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 95.2% 2.4% 0% 0% 2.4%
Mood Swings 90.9% 0% 9.1% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 90.9% 0% 9.1% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 81.8% 9.1% 9.1% 0% 0%
Runny Nose 97.6% 0% 2.4% 0% 0%
Anxiety 90.9% 0% 0% 9.1% 0%
Chills 97.6% 2.4% 0% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 81.8% 9.1% 9.1% 0% 0%
Nausea 84.1% 11.4% 4.5% 0% 0%
Dizziness 91.3% 6.5% 2.2% 0% 0%
Sweating 95.2% 0% 2.4% 2.4% 0%
Abdominal Pain 77.1% 17.1% 2.9% 2.9% 0%
Insomnia 90.9% 0% 0% 0% 9.1%
Allergic Reaction 97.7% 2.3% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 90.9% 0% 9.1% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Iron Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Discolored Urine 95.2% 2.4% 2.4% 0% 0%
Rapid Heartbeat 94.3% 5.7% 0% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 94.3% 2.9% 2.9% 0% 0%
Genital Discomfort 95.2% 2.4% 2.4% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 93% 4.7% 2.3% 0% 0%
Bleeding 97.7% 2.3% 0% 0% 0%
Bone Pain / Ache 92.9% 0% 4.8% 2.4% 0%
Skin Rash 97.1% 2.9% 0% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 97.1% 0% 2.9% 0% 0%
Fever 97.1% 2.9% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Iron
Since taking Iron Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Fall 4.1%
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03 Jul 2012 It keeps me energized and feeling healthier!
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03 Jul 2012 It is important to be nourished with every vitamin and iron is the most important for your blood. I feel more energized when taking it.
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17 Apr 2012 My doctor, after drawing and evaluating my blood, suggested that I take an iron supplement. The supplement was an over the counter one, having 150% of the daily value of iron needed in a healthy diet. Since I hardly need meat, she suggested that I buy something with a percentage that high. For the first few weeks that I took it, every time (even with a full stomach) I received painful stomach cramps and became extremely drowsy. After taking it for quite some time, the pains went away, but my symptoms (drowsiness, joint pains, breathing issues, negative moods and etc.) never went away.
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29 Aug 2011 Iron is the best when you have anemia
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10 Aug 2011 Taking Iron was the best thing I did to cure my anemia!
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