Individuals with high serum ferritin levels should not take Optimal Iron Chewable or any iron supplement. Please ask your healthcare professional to check your serum ferritin levels prior to considering the use of this product. These should always be monitored by your healthcare professional.
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients found in Optimal Iron Chewable, do not use this product.
Individuals with an active autoimmune condition, inflammation, cancer or kidney disease may flare when taking iron supplement. These conditions may contribute to naturally-induced Anemia of Chronic Disease. Anemia of Chronic Disease causes low serum iron levels. However, these low iron levels should not be replenished during active inflammation. Talk with your healthcare professional about this before considering the use of Optimal Iron Chewable, or any iron supplement.
Young children should NOT take this product unless directed by their healthcare professional. Especially because this product is quite pleasant tasting, please keep out of reach of children to prevent overdose. 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.
For further information on Anemia of Chronic Disease: https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/hematology-and-oncology/anemias-c…