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... Hi beach mom. I don't know if u will get this reply to your post or not. I don't really see an area to post my reply in, except in the same box u posted ur message. ... (1 replies)
... Hello everyone. I'm new here. I'm not sure what to expect next.... here's what has happened so far. ... (1 replies)
... I had Iron infusion, instead of blood transfusion, was told it is safer. I was told blood transfusion were last resort. I was told some people have reactions to it, so they give you small anount first to see if you do. They gave Benadryl to help. Didn't give enough first infusion, I got restless feeling. ... (17 replies)

... Hopefully this will help to put another anemia sufferer's mind at ease about getting iv iron. ... (0 replies)
... I've had quite a few Infed infusions over the years and never had a problem with them. They usually do a test infusion to make sure you aren't allergic to it and then they start the actual infustion. ... (13 replies)
... I went in to my hematologist's office for my iron infusion on tuesday.I noticed that the color of the iron was different then what i had been getting in my previous visits. ... (4 replies)
... Glad to hear that it went well overall!! ... (6 replies)
... I have had 3 infusions of Venofer and I have had 1 infusion of Dextran and I didn't have a reaction to either type. They gave me Benadryl, Tylenol, by mouth and a steroid shot through my IV before each round of iron. ... (13 replies)
... Don't be afraid ~ I have had two transfusion and each one I got a worse reaction to, but most people I read about have very little side effects, I even told them I have reactions to shell fish which has iron in it ~ just remember to have some Benadryl on hand, maybe go home after your treatment and take it easy for the day ~ I will say my mind wants to go but my body is too... (13 replies)
... they stopped the iron and were talking about sending me to the ER but didn't they put me on oxygen and started me on normal saline and benadryl. after that my PCM sent me to a hematologist. ... (0 replies)
... I'm sure this question has been posted prior, but I'm going to ask again. I am 42 years old and I have MS. I found out a couple of weeks ago that I also have low iron anemia. ... (2 replies)
... I was DX with Iron Deficiency Anemia. My Hemoglobin was borderline low, but my ferritin level was 8. I never felt tired or run down. My CBC was elevated to 13.7 and my diff's were fine, so my new promary care Dr wanted to run another round of bloodwork to inlcude all my ferritin levels and such. ... (4 replies)
... It takes several weeks before the iron makes you feel better. I am given an IV of benadryl and a cortisteroid before I get the iron to help with allergic reaction. I still will break out in hives a couple of days after, but it is easily handled with OTC benadryl. ... (3 replies)
... I had my first Iron Infusion today. I was told I probably wouldn't need another one for a few years. Hooray! I spent 8hrs at the cancer center. The nurses were so nice. ... (10 replies)
... Angie I'm so glad you have an appointment for this week! Seriously, your levels are EXTREMELY low and I would say if you start feeling worse you should go to the ER where they most definitely would give you a blood transfusion, probably more than one. ... (29 replies)
... hi everyone:wave: i've posted my story here and elsewhere but basically i cannot take iron supplements and i get iv-venofer-once to twice weekly but bc i had a real bad reaction to the first iron they tried- iron dextran- they now insist i pre med before getting the infusion. the premeds are horrible- steroids as in 180 mg of prednisone-bloating weight gain and horrible... (63 replies)
Allergic reaction
Mar 30, 2009
... So today I went for my first iron infusion. I'm a runner and I'm certain it's contributing to my low ferritin count of 3. Pills and diet have not made a difference. ... (3 replies)
... I was given IV benadryl to offset the chance of a reaction, so I basically slept the whole time! I took a book, my phone and my laptop, and never used any of them. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for you response.I think I needed to hear that someone else got through it ok. I'm sure I'll still be nervous and worry alot but I know it's got to make me feel better than I do now. I've never taken benadryl,but I know it's for allergic reaction and will be asking for it ahead of time. ... (3 replies)
... it does have a website but I don't have it bookmarked on this computer. Just go to or another search engine and enter the drug name. The dr. will probably be really watchful the first few times your partner gets this drug. ... (1 replies)

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