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Infusions
Apr 10, 2007
... For those of you who've had Infed infusions, how many mgs do you get before you start to feel better? ... (20 replies)
... I've had quite a few Infed infusions over the years and never had a problem with them. ... (13 replies)
... Hi! I also had Gastric Bypass in 2001 and now have anemia and low Vitamin B12 levels. I am scheduled to start Infed infusions next week and don't know if it will help. ... (4 replies)

Infed & Insurance
Nov 27, 2009
... I just found out I need a series of 20 InFed infusions & my insurance does not want to cover them. They will not cover it because they consider it vitamin therapy? Has anyone has this problem? (0 replies)
... Six infusions start up again today. ... (2 replies)
Re; iron infusions
Aug 13, 2005
... info and experiences is very helpful especially when some of them have been negative. They're not meant to scare you. I had severe allergice reactions to both Infed and Ferrlecit. The medical staff was right on top of it and handled the situation well. ... (13 replies)
... I thought the doctor said he could put something in and leave it. I have two infusions this week, three next week and three more the following week. They had to stick me twice yesterday because my veins are awful. What do other doctors do? ... (6 replies)
... over 8 hours. I am hoping that the infed will be all I need. The infusion itself hurt my arm I am such a baby. My sister calls me a hot house orchid, not the easiest plant to care for. ... (13 replies)
... I know my ferritin jumped up fast with the infusions last time but I see what you mean about the red blood cells. A 9 is very bad! How long have you been taking the floradix? ... (7 replies)
... I've never had such a reaction to the IV iron, but I've only had the Infed infusions. However, I was in the hospital about a year and a half ago and spend 5 days on TPN...not fun! ... (5 replies)
... in 5 weeks we will retest to see if more infusions are needed. ... (2 replies)
... Had my Infed infusion today. A small bag, only took about a half hour or 45 minutes. ... (7 replies)
... All those things together are a winning comination. I couldn't convince my dr to give me iron infusions even when my ferritin level was 9. That's when I start Floradix. It does help, but I wish she'd just given me the iron infusions. ... (7 replies)
... The iron infusions were a piece of cake. I only had back pain and joint pain a few days after. The results of the infusions are so worth the small amount of pain. Best of luck. ... (13 replies)
Infusions
Apr 18, 2007
... I got nauseous yesterday... but feel good this morning. I don't know if it the stress of having the infusions or the actual medicine that makes me nauseous... maybe the inFed or the steriods? ... (20 replies)
... Of course it freaked me out...your body needs to sort things out and it is a long road. I haven't had it while doing infusions but I have had it while taking iron orally. It takes 3 months for your body to make new blood cells. Anemia is a long hard battle. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for that info! I was wondering if I was a freak of nature or something for not feeling better immediately!! Your post made me feel like I'm normal! LOL! (7 replies)
... It takes about 3 months to build new red blood cells. So once you get the infusions, it's going to take 3 months for your marrow to start spitting out the new feisty red blood cells that have been made with the right amount of iron -- all those old tiny pale cells will be cycled out. It took me about 3 months to get the good cells. The trick is to watch your MCV on your... (7 replies)
... THe side effects you'll have on Pred will depend on you dosage. When I weighed 120, then put me on 60mg, and that dose was really high. It messed up my concentraiton, my moods, my sleep, and my memory. Your best bet is to ask to take Xanax with it, which will keep you from yelling at people, and try to cut down on your sodium intake. You may also need a sleep aid to help... (2 replies)
... sorry to sound thick,is iron injects steroids? The tablets arn't helping me so was going to ask for iron injects bu not so sure if they are steroids? (2 replies)




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