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... I have had both. The injections are unlike any other shots I have ever had. It is a VERY thick injection and they gave me something to squeeze to distract from the pain of it and I do not have a needle or shot phobia. ... (3 replies)
... at that affects the iron, it is the part of your intestines and stomach that was bypassed, your body no longer produces the intrinsic factor needed to absorb the iron from the food you do eat. ... (63 replies)
... I have been on Venofer 100 mg. IV infusions for 4 years now. No side effects. I have to go every 8 weeks to a hematologists office in my area for the infusion. It takes about an hour or so, and is more annoying than anything else. ... (1 replies)

... I am new here and there seems to be alot of confusion over IV iron infusion vs. iron shots. I have chronic Iron Deficiency Anemia, and have been this way for a couple of years. ... (1 replies)
... B12 shots are one of the most effective ways of building up your B12 levels if you are deficient. The other good way is to take something called "sublingual" B12. ... (7 replies)
... iron, you might want to do a search on Repliva. It is a new prescription and is supposed to have less side effects and more absorption. You take the iron only 21 days a month but get absorption for 30. Good luck. What can cause anemia other than menstral problems? ... (7 replies)
... didn't start until after I had gastric bypass. My oldest son feels I am lazy and just don't want to work or pick up the house. I have no energy, can't focus and now due to weekly iron infusions I am one of the lucky ones who gets the side effects. ... (3 replies)
... I am also a former GBP person dealing with your same symtpoms. I don't have small children to run after and a fulltime job. Just have the full time job. This surgery has its draw backs. I too have a ferritin that runs about 4 all the time. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for writng back to me. Because of the restraint of space I was not clear as to my situation. My gp was in 2001. I have been through alot and your response makes sence if this was before I srarted to go down hill more drastically since January of this year. ... (2 replies)
... Side effects are different for everyone all you can do is try different things until one works for you. I can see if you had problems with OTC iron. Did you try any script iron as well? ... (3 replies)
... ery long time. Also I am borderline hypothyroid, which I heard can also be related to anemia. My B12 and Vitamin D levels are very good according to my doctor. I do take b12 shots monthly. I have been tested for Celiac which was negative. I may have a gluten sensitivity though. ... (6 replies)
... I have tried all kinds of oral iron therapy but all of them give me severe stomach upset and loose bowels. That is why I went for the shots. Do you have any suggestions for oral iron that does not have the bad side effects? ... (3 replies)
Lab results?
Jan 19, 2004
... that they get from food. For that matter even vitamin supplements taken in pill form do not work as well or at all. ... (16 replies)
Autoimmune Anemia
Apr 18, 2011
... times a day, B12 shots every 2 weeks and prescription folic acid every day. When I have a hemolytic event, we do Prednisone, but I usually only need it for a few weeks to stop the hemolysis. ... (4 replies)




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