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... How often would one need an infusion if they have been getting injections every 2 to 3 weeks and Ferrantine level has only got up to 80 after 12 months or so. It was a slow as 4. ... (3 replies)
... our body doesn't utilize the iron properly anymore. ... (11 replies)
... My PCP always makes copies of med and test request. As far as you getting a copy of all your test, blood or anything else, you have the right under the HPAA law. Labs will ask you to sign something so that you can get a copy. ... (16 replies)

What is safer?
Jun 16, 2005
... and my gastroenterologist mentioned IV iron infusions. ... (4 replies)
Magnesium & iron
Nov 8, 2010
... c pills don't work for me. My ferritin was a 3 or 4 beforehand, hemoglobin was a 9 I believe. Now I'm at 65 and 12.3. The plan now is to get a "maintenance" infusion once a month and see if that keeps me in the normal range... ... (3 replies)
... retested 3 days later and everything is dropping again. While my platelets have been low, they are now 43,000 with normal being 150,000 to 200,000. I'm getting pretty nerves. ... (2 replies)
... I cannot understand how you are even able to work, that can be a dangerous situation for you. I too take Poly Iron 150 for the past 2 years. ... (5 replies)
... I have looked everywhere for an explanation and can't seem to find answers that make sense. I have been told I was anemic all of my life. ... (2 replies)
... After first infusion 3 weeks ago, I felt a lot better after two days. This time, one week ago, I'm not feeling it. ... (1 replies)
... em but up until a few years ago I refused to see a doctor about it. I've always been a real chicken when it comes to doctors. One of my earliest memories is of getting lost in a large department store on PURPOSE so my mom couldn't get me to the dr!!! BUT, I finally got really sick and tired of being sick and tired!! ... (22 replies)
Venofer Experience
May 13, 2014
... running days. My first dr was convinced the running was leading to blood loss in the GI track...the jury is still out on this one. My iron levels continued to be problematic even after all the iron supplements taken on a empty stomach so my new dr suggested getting Venofer infusions. ... (18 replies)
... I had a difficult time getting proper treatment, because my other iron numbers looked normal except for the ferritin. One doctor even told me I was so tired because I must be depressed or stressed. ... (10 replies)
... e don't even have numbers that register. I would say within a few infusions you should be back to normal levels but that all just depends on you and how well the iron is taking. You are very lucky to be getting infusions they are the fastest way to build iron back up. ... (4 replies)
... You could be me..same age even.I however don't tolerate oral iron tabs,so had an infusion last spring. ... (11 replies)
... I don't think I would call it "common." I never heard about it until I started visiting this board. The most common treatment in the U.S. is oral iron supplementation. ... (5 replies)
... nothing was found. My hematologist thinks that I had an internal bleed at some point that corrected itself on its own. ... (6 replies)
... But looking back to since i was young, i've always been low in iron..and the past few years its been getting worse and worse, making me feel really depressed. Also 2 years ago i had my period every two weeks, i used to always bleed alot!!.. ... (16 replies)
... Angie I'm so glad you have an appointment for this week! ... (29 replies)
... Infusions are different than injections. You are just getting a shot. People getting infusions are hooked up to an IV, sit in a chair for awhile with a "bag of iron" and get major doses. It goes directly to the blood stream while yours probably goes into the muscle. ... (8 replies)
... out of pocket. I am feeling much better these days but it was not an immediate fix it is a slow gradual one but worth it in the long run. Six more infusions and I should be done. ... (7 replies)

Associated Tags: anemia, ferritin, i.v, iron infusion, low, low ferritin, nephrologist, venofer

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