- What’s the difference between heme and non-heme iron?
- Can I take Hema-Fer if I’m pregnant?
Hema-Fer may be used in pregnancy.2 Pregnant women should consult a physician or medical advisor before taking Hema-Fer.
- Why is iron important?
Iron is an important mineral that is mostly used to form hemoglobin, a protein that makes up red blood cells and carries oxygen around the body. When iron stores are low, your body produces fewer (and smaller) red blood cells, which can lead to a condition known as iron-deficiency anemia.3
- How do I know if I’m iron deficient?
You can ask your doctor for a blood test to measure the amount of hemoglobin and iron stores in your body. You may also feel symptoms of anemia. These can include: feeling tired or dizzy, pale skin, shortness of breath, difficulty concentrating or headaches.3
- Which foods have the most iron?
- How much iron should I be getting each day?
- Can I take it if I’m vegan?
Unfortunately not. Hema-Fer contains heme protein, which is naturally derived from beef.
- How do I take it?
For adults, Hema-Fer can be taken as one tablet 2 to 3 times daily, with or without food. During pregnancy, take one tablet 3 times daily or as directed by your health care professional. You may have to space Hema-Fer out from other medications. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor to determine the best dose for you.
- How much does it cost?
At less than $25 MSRP, Hema-Fer is one of the best value heme iron supplements available.
- Where can I buy it?