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What does iron do?
stimulate hematopoeitic system
increases hemoglobin to correct iron deficiency
What does iron treat?
Symptomatic iron deficiency anemia
Prevents hypochromic anemia during infancy/childhood/in utero.
Pts recovering ffrom anemias
Symptoms of iron OD may occur _______ later.
30 min to several hours
lethargy, nausea, dyspnea, melena, diarrhea
Pt's taking liquid preps, should ________
Use a straw.

(teeth discoloration)
Iron should be taken ______
On an empty stomacj.
Greater absorbption.