Optimal Iron Chewable side effects include, but are not limited to, constipation, diarrhea, leg cramps, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, upset stomach, black or dark-colored stools and urine, stained teeth, and unpleasant taste in the mouth.
Be sure to not exceed the RDA of iron for your gender and age range as excessive iron is inflammatory.
Keep the lid on properly to prevent children from accessing it. 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.
Always measure your serum ferritin levels periodically or as recommended by your healthcare professional so they stay in a healthy range, and prior to considering the use of this product.
If you feel that you are experiencing adverse side effects, please see your health professional immediately. Each individual may react differently to any product or supplement. We always recommend that you consult with your healthcare professional prior to considering the use of Optimal Iron Chewable.
Tips for consuming this product: If feeling an upset stomach or nausea after taking Optimal Iron Chewable, try eating more food next time you have it and chew it very well before swallowing. Take a sip or two of filtered water as well after drinking.