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... I just switched to Venofer after a bad Dextran reaction. Huge difference. I still have some slight side effects but so much easier on me. ... (7 replies)
... I have gone through several rounds of infusions of venofer over the last years. ... (7 replies)
... While I had venofer many years ago and had no side effects, I do believe that there are newer treatments. ... (6 replies)

... Yeah, well there's the 64 million dollar question. Why am I anemic? I first discovered I was anemic in Feb. of 2007 in the ER after a ruptured ovarian cyst - the rupture had nothing to do with the low hgb/hct (hgb was 8.3), it was a fortuititous find. No ideas why, did all the GI work up, even capsule endo and nothing. Have battled this with Hemax (iron supplement) for the two... (7 replies)
... I don't think that you are needing the Venofer right now either, not as long as you are able to tolerate oral supplements and will be eventually filling your iron stores. Good for you! ... (7 replies)
... Ok, go figure - got my labs today & my Hgb is 13.3/ Hct 38.6!! These were 9.3 and 32ish in Feb and I've not been taking the oral meds very regularly. Hmmm... strange but good. I may hold off on the Venofer although my Ferritin IS only 5 & should be 10-291. Ugh, decisions, decisions. (7 replies)
... If you are feeling uneasy about IV iron infusion you can always discuss this with your Hematologist ahead of time by calling, I did when I was going to have this procedure. ... (7 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)
... medicate with Benadryl before going for an IV Infusion? ... (24 replies)
... I would definitely get a referral to a hematologist and get some IV iron if your ferritin is too low to measure. I receive IV iron weekly and have been since September because of a very low hemoglobin and ferritin that was 2. ... (20 replies)
... I know what you mean, I too have this pain but mine is not very severe and it's gone now. I've had gallbladder issues before so I am attributing this pain to the gallbladder. A surgeon told me that because the gallbladder is not directly attached to pain receptors, you get pain in the darnest places like in your back. If you are concerned just call up the nurse and double... (15 replies)
... IV Benodryl, etc. first, of course. Then the actual Feraheme took maybe 3 or 4 minutes to administer. It was just in a push syringe that they hooked up to my IV line. Then I just stayed for observation and saline! ... (5 replies)
... ments to no avail. It was finally decided that I either had an absorption issue or I was unable to hold the iron and I needed to see a hematologist and consider IV iron infusions. ... (15 replies)
... how low was your ferritin before you started infusions? my doctor told me on Monday that they'd need to submit everything to insurance first and because of Christmas it would take a few days longer to get an approval. honestly, I would've started the infusions that same day if I could've. I just want to feel better already :( (7 replies)
... have 6 more to go. The first one I had a little muscle soreness and upset stomach. Since then I have been fine. Before the infusion they give me Tylenol and once IV is started I get Benadryl and steroids in the IV. I only have one good vein so that is starting to get old. ... (7 replies)
... Last year, I had a total of 8 IV iron infusions to deal with my iron deficiency anemia. ... (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)
... My oldest sister it took 4-6 weeks to notice a difference but then numbers dropped again until they found out what was causing the iron to drop. Have they looked into what is causing your low numbers? Well this week will be my 3rd iron infusion and I also take liquid iron daily and I am one of the people that have the side effects from the IV (throat will hurt when... (6 replies)
... I went for the IV Iron Infusion on Friday. I am lucky, my fiance is an RN, so he started the IV. ... (24 replies)
Iv iron
Apr 7, 2016
... Hi everybody, I really need an answer but I see that board is not so active:( I'll try anyway. I'm anemic for years. As I know at least for 8 years. Ferritin nearly always below 5 and hemoglobin sometimes normal, about 10-11 (when ferritin is 5) and most of the time about 9. B12 is always good, sometimes even above upper limits. 3 months ago I took 5 iv iron,... (1 replies)

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