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14 Aug 2007

chromagen forte, anemia, and period issu
Hi. I was just told that I was anemic last week by Mayo Clinic. They wrote me a prescription for Chromagen Forte, but there is no monograph available, and I was wondering if you had any information about it. I just have no clue any of the side effects or medications that it interferes with.
Also, I was taken off of my Tylenol 4 that I was taking for EXTREME pain in my lower back, because they said that they think I have internal bleeding. I am wondering what I can do for the pain. It hurts SO bad, and there is prety much nothing I can do about it. The doctors still don't know what is causing the pain, after CT scans, ultrasounds, spine X-Rays, and lots of lab work. I am getting very angry.
I haven't been on my period in three months. How can I make it start? Can I start birth control to make it start, because I have a prescription for it, but was told to take it when my next period starts. I just don't know if being on my period will worsen the anemia as well, because my periods are extremely heavy. I am so worried about all of this. Grrr... The cramps that I am having are unbearbale already, and my period isn't even here. I haven't started a period naturally in 2 years, after a 6 month long period, and then I was put on Provera, and then switched to NuvaRing. Now they switched me to Alesse, but I can't start my period this time, because I waited to long, because my last period lasted 2 weeks, but it had stopped by the time I went to GYN for a new bc, as I could no longer afford the other. What to do?
Thanks!!
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hi Daisy

See http://www.medicinenet.com/iron-vitamin_c-vitamin_b12-folic_acid-oral/article.htm for Chromagen info

You should maybe consider alternative pain management - a TENS machine or hypnosis or accupuncture. see http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/conditions/tens1.shtml

You can take a bi or triphasic pill to start your period, when your period is very heavy try Synflex or Naprosyn to reduce the bleeding.
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