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... It's now been 10 weeks since my first iron infusion treatment. The treatment itself went fine for the first 6 hours and 55 minutes. ... (1 replies)
... but that suddenly dropped off yesterday and today as well. I see people are reading this so I'll try and update after my second infusion next week to let you know if I have the same side effects or not. ... (22 replies)
... deficiency anemia for about a decade. My hemoglobin levels bounce around between 6 and 9 and have actually been lower on a few occasions. I began the iron infusion therapy on Friday. Now, granted, when my levels are low, I am tired. However, I slept a lot during the next two days after the infusion. ... (22 replies)

Iron Infusion
Sep 26, 2016
... I'm here to share with you how my first iron infusion experience went as I also used Google to grab some information on how the procedure would be and what side effects I could have. ... (0 replies)
... I just finished 5 IV's of venofer. I had no problems at all. They put an IV needle in your hand, then the iron infusion took 1 hr. ... (6 replies)
... I, myself, have never had infusion therapy, however, people here usually feel better in a few days if they experienced symptoms as a result of IV infusions. So, I would give it a few days. ... (1 replies)
... OtownGirl, Ive been thinking about oral iron... I just came from the ER, I almost passed out in the store(lightheaded, dizzy and weak, my eyes were even bothering me) and got scared! My hemo is a 9 and she said thats why im feeling this way. Also its day four of my period and I just passesd a clot the size of a small lime!! My head is killing me!! I hate to feel this way. She... (10 replies)
... That's me to a "T". I was on various iron pills, but my numbers kept dropping. My heamatologist says that once your numbers fall below a certain point oral iron doesn't help anymore. I've been on IV iron infusion therapy since November. It has raised my levels to the normal range. ... (10 replies)
... I have not had this type of therapy myself. You can read about IV therapy on other threads here several pages back, I think page 4 located at the bottom of the first page. There is a lot of information here for you. ... (3 replies)
... There is "Tattooing" which is associated with iron IM injections, when not given correctly. A small amount of iron leaks into the surrounding tissue and leaves a mark which they call a tattoo. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Paleface, I had the IV iron infusions once a week for 9 months last year and it made an amazing difference in my energy levels. I had no bothersome side effects from it at all. ... (3 replies)
... I have read about alot of side effects but just wanted to let you know my experience with IV iron infusions. I had 2 infusions a week from March till June of this year, for a total of 24 infusions. They felt like a gift from God. ... (3 replies)
... I'm Canadian too and recently went through an Iron IV therapy. ... (11 replies)
Iron thru IV
Sep 24, 2012
... in 1998 and put me on iron supplements and a stool softener. It honestly did nothing for my iron levels and just caused more gastro problems than anything. ... (3 replies)
Iron Infusion?
Feb 26, 2008
... All I can say is that people have different opinions about the IV verses oral therapy. I would use IV therapy as a last resort if need be. There are many, many irons to try. I started out on Ferris Sulfate and became very ill which didn't help matters at all. ... (1 replies)
... Welcome to the boards! First, know that you have to take in a larger amount of iron than is lost for whatever reason. Are you having a history of heavy periods? ... (17 replies)
... uch easier than the 3. Just have her take it with a glass of OJ and NO dairy for 2 hours before or after. Cut out the dairy as much as possible as it hinders the iron absorption. Although if she's been on iron the entire time there should have been improvement by now. ... (6 replies)
... of iron infusions for some technical reasons, but if you start it after the course of infusions has been completed for a week or two, it can help keep your bodys iron stores at tip top leval. ... (6 replies)
New to Anemia
Jul 8, 2008
... Thank God you went when you did. You must have felt terrible I know I have a hard time with breathing when mine went to 9. I do not have periods at all. I had Breast Cancer 17 yrs ago and went into earlymenopause and they was the end of that. (although I did about bleed to dead 2x's because out of the blue my body decided I was to young to be through menopause and I almost... (9 replies)
... I will be going to get my first IV iron transfusion on June 7th and am hopeful that it is the answer for me! I want to be able to forget I was ever anemic!! LOL! ... (6 replies)


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