To be honest I am not 100% sure. Here is te situation. He had ear tubes put in and his adenoids removed on Jan 5th. We had to have a CBC done a few days before his surgery. Two days after his CBC was complete, his doctors office called and said his level was 9.3 and the doctor did not accept anything below 11. So they put him on the Ferrous Sulfate, which after being on it for 2 weeks, he would start screaming and sweating shortly after I would give him his dose (he was on 0.6 mL 3 times a day), then he would fall asleep for awhile after each dose. I called his doctor repeatedly for more information and just got the run around. So, I went into her office on Saturday to talk to her face to face. I finally got her to change his medicine to the Icar but could never get a straight answer on what exactly the test results were.
On a side note, he had been on antibiotics for severe ear infections for almost three months straight. Due to the infection he was not eating or sleeping well. This is the reason for the tubes.