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Re: [IP] Re: Anemia

Is the Niferex Iron over-the-counter or Rx???  I dont do anything dairy.  
Thanks for the info!!! I am thinking about getting B-12 shots as well.

Rhonda in Dallas

>From: "J Hughey" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Subject: [IP] Re: Anemia
>Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 13:49:30 -0500
> > Every three months when I have my check-up, my blood report shows that I 
> > slightly anemic.  I have been that way ever since I have was diagnosed 
> > Diabetes..so, I take the iron for a while (then that causes other 
>problems I
> > won't go into) then I stop the iron.
>I have been anemic for about 40 years. I bled heavily with large clots 
>for 15 years and was always tired and out of sorts (as well as high BGs
>undetermined with lack of pee tests as only method). I had a hysterectomy 
>'79 due to endometriosis, but am still anemic now due to the kidney failure
>(18% function). I take 300 mg. daily of Niferex iron. I know the other
>problems you are talking about, but my instructions are to NOT have ANY 
>products 2 hrs. either side of the dose intake. I TRY to take them about 
>p.m. - that way it's probably 2 hrs. after lunch and 2 hrs. before dinner.
>Then once in awhile I'll goof and have an ice cream cone and it causes 
>problems you don't want to discuss so I won't either - which can last up to 
>or more min.!!!!!
>Nephrologist said it's okay to take them any time in the day, therefore if 
>have forgotten, I take them at bedtime as long as no dairy 2 hrs. before.  
>recently had two 4-hr sessions of iron infusion ($1400.00!!! and we have to
>pay 10%). I now more diligently take them!!!!!!!! (~_^)
>Jan (61 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C 3/99)
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