Posted: 07/12/2015 at 11:29
Iron tablets give a lot of people Indigestion and constipation. They are recommended to be taken after food, and vitamin C helps absorption, so a glass of orange juice will help, to wash it down with. It may take six to eight weeks for your blood iron levels to come back up. The doc should do another blood test then.
Different formulations are available, a liquid form, and Ferrous sulphate, Ferous fumarate and ferrous gluconate tablets. Some formulations are tolerated better than others, but its a case of trying them to see.