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      Solgar Gentle Iron 25 MG (180 Veggie Caps)

      • Form: Veggie Caps

      • Strength: 25 MG

      • Serving Size: 1

      • Number Of Servings: 180 Servings

      • Price Per Serving:  ($0.10 / serving)

      • Weight: 12 OZ

      • Gender: Gender Neutral

      • Life Stage (Age): Adults

      • Allergens: Dairy Free, Egg Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Salt Free, Shellfish Free, Soy Free, Tree Nut Free, Wheat Free, Yeast Free

      • Specialty Diets: Gluten Free, Halal, Kosher Pareve, Unsweetened, Vegan, Vegetarian

      Product Label

        A unique form of chelated iron (iron bisglycinate) formulated for maximum absorption without gastrointestinal irritation or the constipating effects that often accompany iron supplementation.

      Directions
      As a dietary supplement for adults, one (1) vegicaps daily, preferably at mealtime, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

      Warning
      Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately. Do not use if outer bottle seal is missing, torn or damaged in any way. To assure freshness and potency, store at room temperature 15-30 degrees C (59-86 degrees F). Store away from heat, light and moisture.

    • Does not contain
      Sugar, artificial flavors or colors., corn, dairy products, preservatives, salt, soy, starch, wheat, yeast

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      Gentle Iron Supplement Facts

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      Supplement Facts

      Serving Size 1

      Servings Per Container 180.000000

        Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
      Total Carbohydrate 1 Gm N/A*
      Iron(As Iron Bisglycinate) 25 Mg 139%

      *Daily value not established

      Other Ingredients:

      Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose, vegetable magnesium stearate, vegetable glycerin, water.

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      SolgarGentle Iron 25 MG - 180 Veggie Caps
       
      4.9

      (based on 8 reviews)

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      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Easy on stomach (4)
      • Quality (4)
      • Satisfaction (4)
      • Convenience (3)
      • Easy to swallow (3)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Women (3)

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Easy-to-take Fe

      By Mamabear

      from Rio Vista, CA

      About Me First Time User

      See all my reviews

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      Pros

      • Easy on Stomach
      • Easy To Swallow
      • Effective

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Wardi Off Iron Deficiency
        • Ward Off Iron Deficiency
        • Women

        Comments about Solgar Gentle Iron 25 MG - 180 Veggie Caps:

        This product, Gentle Iron (iron bisglycinate 25mg), is an easy to swallow capsule. I take one twice a day, as I have been anemic. My blood level of iron seems to be improving, but I won't have definitive proof until my next Lab appointment. I take it with an additional Vitamin C. I have had no ill-effects from constipation or cramping, as I have experienced from some other Iron supplements. I am very happy with my purchase.

         
        5.0

        Great Product

        By Princess

        from Milton, DE

        About Me Do Not Need Constipation, Married, Need The Extra Iron, Previously Ordered

        Pros

        • Easy on Stomach
        • Easy To Swallow
        • Effective
        • Has no taste
        • Simple To Take

        Cons

        • Upsets Stomach

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Older People
        • Supplement A Meal
        • Women

        Comments about Solgar Gentle Iron 25 MG - 180 Veggie Caps:

        I take on Gentle Iron in the AM. I get a lot of nose-bleeds so I cannot afford to lose the iron in my body even though I am almost 60 years old and therefore do not need iron as women of child bearing age does. This works very well for me and I have recommended it to several people.

         
        5.0

        Excellent Iron Supplement for Pregnancy

        By Sarah

        from Minneapolis, MN

        About Me Health Conscious

        See all my reviews

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy on Stomach
        • Easy To Swallow
        • Effective
        • Simple To Take

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Prenatal
          • Women

          Comments about Solgar Gentle Iron 25 MG - 180 Veggie Caps:

          I used this iron supplement with both of my pregnancies. It was very easy on my stomach and didn't cause any constipation or other digestive issues.

          (15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Best Iron Ever

          By G

          from washington, DC

          About Me Health Conscious

          Pros

          • Easy on Stomach

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Solgar Gentle Iron 25 MG - 180 Veggie Caps:

              Am anemic, and have so many unfinished bottles of Iron supplements, I could possibly set up a small pharmacy of my own! Nothing that does not severely constipate (even when taking it every alternate day), then lead to bloatedness and gas and finally embarrassing discomfort for days. Then discovered Gentle Iron, taking it every morning. Fabulous stuff. Why doesn't EVERY Iron supplement use this terrific formula? Why don't more medical professionals know there is a better solution out there in the market? Thanks SOLGAR for changing my life....recommend it to anyone who has struggled with Iron.

              (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              IT REAllY WORKS!!!!!

              By A Vitamin Shoppe Customer

              from Undisclosed

              Pros

              • Convenience
              • Quality
              • Satisfaction

              Cons

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                  Comments about Solgar Gentle Iron 25 MG - 180 Veggie Caps:

                  My iron has been low for years, and I thought over the counter iron pill would work for me. I had to stop taking them because it was messing my insides up. Then I found Gentle Iron, they helped me go to the bathroom regularly. Months later my doctor said that my iron is fine. :) Life is good!!

                  (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  The only iron for me

                  By Mary S

                  from Undisclosed

                  Pros

                  • Convenience
                  • Quality
                  • Satisfaction

                  Cons

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                      Comments about Solgar Gentle Iron 25 MG - 180 Veggie Caps:

                      Yes, it is in fact free from the (ahem) unpleasant ill-effects of other iron supplements. That's all I needed to hear.

                      (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Say Goodbye to My Anemia!

                      By Stephanie T

                      from Undisclosed

                      Pros

                      • Convenience
                      • price
                      • Quality
                      • Satisfaction
                      • value

                      Cons

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                          Comments about Solgar Gentle Iron 25 MG - 180 Veggie Caps:

                          I can't take prescription Iron because my stomach just can't handle it, and my body doesn't digest and absorb it. I started on Gentle Iron about 6 years ago, and now buy it regularly from The Vitamin Shoppe because their prices are the lowest and you can't beat the convenience of having it come right to your door! I used to be so incredibly tired all the time, freezing cold even on warm days, and I would get out of breath easily. Since I've been taking my Gentle Iron, my blood counts are normal again and my symptoms are gone! I could not be any happier!

                          (13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Relief from 'restless leg syndrome'

                          By Joseph W

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                          Pros

                          • price
                          • Quality
                          • Satisfaction
                          • value

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                              Comments about Solgar Gentle Iron 25 MG - 180 Veggie Caps:

                              After doing some research, I purchased this product for my girlfriend's 'restless leg syndrome'. The enzyme predecessor to l-dopamine has critical dependence on heme-iron. My girlfriend has experienced 'rls' virtually every night, for years. She has a very sensitive stomach. Amazingly, she experiences rls very infrequently since taking this product x1/day, starting the very 1st night.

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                              It is non-binding (non-constipating). I have used this product over the last couple of years, and works well against my anemia.
                              Cyresa P on Aug 25, 2015
                              for iron rich blood
                              Van B on Jun 13, 2015
                              Easy on stomach and needed for boost in iron.
                              Barbara F on Jun 30, 2015
                              Because the over the counter iron in the drugstore constipate me. I have been anemic 3 other times, and this product always helped, no stomach problems with this.
                              Linda F on Jun 12, 2015
                              My doc wants me on 325 mg of slow release Iron or the equivalent. How much of this is needed to match the amount above?
                              Amber M on Jan 6, 2014
                              Best Answer: Your doctor is likely recommending the ferrous sulfate amount (most common), which equates to 65mg of elemental iron.

                              This gentle iron contains 25mg of elemental iron so you'd need 2-3 capsules to match the amount of iron in 325mg ferrous sulfate.

                              However, please confirm the exact dosage with your doctor.

                              (Answering because my aunt's doctor had the same "325mg" recommendation, and it took me a while to figure out this info!)
                              Reply · Report · erica c on Aug 24, 2014
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                              I am anemic. My doctor recommended I take Iron twice a day. This product says once a day. How many should I take?
                              Aimee N on Oct 12, 2014
                              Best Answer: Ask your doctor how many MILLIGRAMS of iron you should take in a day. The US government recommends 18 milligrams per day for the average person. But since you are anemic, your doctor may want you to take more than 18 milligrams. Each Gentle Iron capsule contains 25 milligrams of iron. By government standards that is more than enough for the average person. Ask your doctor how many MILLIGRAMS of iron he wants you to take in a day. Good luck.
                              Reply · Report · Mario D on Oct 12, 2014
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                              Will this product straighten our irregular periods ?
                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jun 7, 2013
                              Best Answer: I'm not sure if it will straighten out irregular periods. That's something you should ask your doctor about. However, iron is very important for women and it's difficult to obtain enough from the foods we eat. This particular iron supplement is excellent and I highly recommend it.
                              Reply · Report · janis g on Jun 7, 2013
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                              I have recently increased my gentle iron to 2 tablets a day (total of 50 mg) my stools have turned black should I worry ??I am anemic.
                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Jul 25, 2015
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                              How much elemental iron is contained in Solgar Gentle Iron 25 mg.?
                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Feb 11, 2015
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