SMALL DOSAGE OF IRON WITH VITAMIN C HELPS IN IRON ABSORPTION – (02-17-03)

Mucosal block phenomenon of iron absorption

I was not aware that a large dose of iron would reduce the absorption of the next dose. This information is important to know, especially in seniors with hypochlorhydria (reduced stomach acid) and anemia because iron can be difficult to absorb. This means iron should be given in smaller dosages more often. Taking iron with meals and with vitamin C will facilitate iron’s absorption.

Gut — Abstracts: Frazer et al. 52 (3): 340

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