Last week we took a poll to find out doctor's opinions on "Women patients in Child-bearing age taking Iron supplements"
And as a response 213 doctors & medical students took the poll, out of which 62% of were doctors & 38% of were medical students.
Major specialties that participated were General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Dentistry, and others.
"50% Doctors" came across the Women patients who majorly take Iron supplements.
We have analyzed the results and are presented in the primer attached below.
Here’s a snippet of their opinions, in their own words…
"As most of the women in India have low heamoglobin , it's usual all using iron supplements" ~ Ear, Nose & Throat disorders
"People are not aware regarding this and don't even visit Dr for such. Only during pregnancy period they are then given iron supplements" ~ General Medicine
"I always convince them and try to reschedule as per tolerance by patients. " ~ Paediatrics