advertisement
Question
Posted by: AYSHA | 2004/12/08

RE: 15654

I am currently taking Autrin tablets and I was on Augmentin which I have finished. THe doctor mentioned that I should go for more blood tests after the iron tablets and once that is done, if my iron stores and levels are still low he will do further tests. What tests can he do?????? Currently my iron stores are sitting at 5 and my iron level is 8. Do not know what any of this means.

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageCyberDoc

Aysha, your iron level should be about 9-30 ìmol/L and the stores (ferritin)15-200ng/ml. This seems to imply that you’ve either lost iron or are not absorbing it. The best would be to find out why before you start taking iron. Good luck.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
advertisement