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Ready to Cry
Aug 13, 2003
... I wish I had more advice to give you...but, regarding the iron infusions... ... (2 replies)
... There are quite a few different types of iron preparations you can take, speak to your doctor about switching to another type. ... (3 replies)
Nov 4, 2004
... Any infusion drugs carry with them the possibility of allergic reactions. The drug is going directly into your bloodstream. The iron is "different" only in the way it is being administered. There are many different types of iron and if you can not tolerate one you can often tolerate another. ... (8 replies)

... Emmy,the iron and Hgb levels aren't the same. ... (63 replies)
... deficiency anemia with a ferritin of 9. We did iron infusions and the iron level shot up. ... (0 replies)
Still Anemic!
Dec 19, 2008
... I'm back. It's been awhile since I didn't visit this site. I was just busy, tired, and miserable. I have been trying all sorts of iron lately. Nothing has helped. ... (2 replies)
... I am going in for my 2nd of 5 infusions tomorrow. I'm getting 200 mg of IV Venofer each week for 5 weeks. So far so good. I've had no problems. ... (3 replies)
... My wife has had two iron infusions over the last year or so. Injectafer was the brand name. Back when all this started I looked at so many different things and researched till I was blue in the face.I'm not sure if they are the same drug or same class of drug. ... (1 replies)
... I'm really sorry that your Mom is going through all of this. This year both of my parents had to have surgery and it was so much harder than I thought it would be just because I could not make them feel better afterwards... ... (11 replies)
... I've never had a reaction to the IV iron like what you've described, but I know other women here have had reactions. ... (4 replies)
... I had this same type of situation where I was at 9.9 for HGB and a Ferritin of 4, and within 2 weeks dropped to HGB of 7. ... (6 replies)
... might put you at further risk during this period. You should ask your doc that question. I had palps very badly with tachycardia and didn't die, with a ferritin of 2, which is very low. ... (7 replies)
Pernicious Anemia
Mar 21, 2008
... I really feel for you! Many people with gastric bypass end up on this board. Most receive iron IV infusions, and there are several types. I know you said that you were not taking supplements as you should. ... (2 replies)
... drop back to a 5 blood count in the next couple weeks. He beleived that if it was checked again in a few weeks it would probably be back low again and that the iron infusion would probably be needed then and that the blood I got will hold up for a while. ... (2 replies)
Feb 21, 2009
... I had 2nd iron infusion 2/10{different formula} & came home & then an hour later I ended up in the hospital for 4 days-as heart kicked up & also had a heart cath. done. This formula won't be used again! Due to the doctor being away this week-I have to wait untill 2/24 now & see him first etc.-due to reaction! Have any of you folks had the shaky inside feeling, absolutely weak... (26 replies)
... There are several different types. I have Pernicious Anemia which is an autoimmune disease that is causes the lack of the specific intrinsic factor in the stomach. ... (7 replies)

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