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    Old 09-01-2006, 03:25 AM   #1
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    ferrous sulphate tablets

    Hi , i need to take ferrous sulphate pills but i have a problem swallowing them. It's just a phobia i have about taking tablets, pretty dumb i know especially as these pills are tiny, anyway my question is can i cut them into pieces? It says nothing about it in the leaflet but i've read you should not crush them or chew them because they are slow absorbing or something. I've already taken 1 after cutting it up into 4 pieces and it seemed o.k. but im worried that by cutting them open i'll be releasing all the iron at once? Thanks for any advice.

     
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    Old 09-04-2006, 12:34 PM   #2
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    Why not take ferrous sulphate liquid instead of tablets?

     
    Old 09-06-2006, 03:33 PM   #3
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    Re: ferrous sulphate tablets

    hi i tried to take those tablets but they irritated my stomach. so dr.mike has me on hemocyte plus. and yes you can braek them up but they are so tiny why not just put them in the back of your mouth and take a big drink of water you will never know it was there............susan

     
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