The nurse admitted a 32years old female with Hemoglobin of 8.1 g/dL, and Hematocrit of 26.2%.The patient told the nurse that she takes ferrous sulfate on empty stomach. What will be the nurse advice?.
(A) Take with food to avoid upset stomach.
(B )Take with orange juice for better absorption.
(C )Monitor for constipation.
(D )All of the above.
Correct answer D.
Rationale: To avoid upset stomach take your iron with food.Orange juice will help the iron to work better. Iron(ferrous sulfate) causes constipation. So monitor for constipation.All of the above is correct.