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Should I let my doctor know I am taking iron?

Yes, let your doctor know if you are taking iron. It is possible to overdose on iron and you may be on other medicines that contain iron without your knowledge. Also, the timing of some medicines has to be adjusted if you take iron. Telling your doctor can help you avoid these complications.

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