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Ferritin going down while taking iron

Patient: My ferritin levels have gone from 9.2 to 7.5 although I am taking 400 mg ferrous sulphate daily, my thyroxine has been decreased by 50 mg but apparently my thyroid levels are normal

 

 

Symptoms: Muscle weakness, muscle aches tiredness

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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