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... Hi, I am new to the board. I have had iron deficiency anemia for about four years now without any identifiable cause. ... (7 replies)
... So I had a pretty bad reaction during my third infusion to the Dextran this summer. I was in a lot of pain and couldn't even rest my head on anything because it was so painful. I kept throwing up and was just so ill. ... (0 replies)
... Ive alway had venofer infusion, without any problems. For some reason the last recall appointment i got to go for my infusion was not for venofer, but for one called cosmofer, which i had never heard of. ... (4 replies)

... Hi, the iron infusions work fairly quickly dependant on how low your iron is. I have the infusions once a week for about 4/6 weeks, and usually start feeling better after the 2nd or 3rd week (although everyone is different - some people ive spoke to whilst having my treatments say they feel better within days - everyone is different. have they said what you'll be... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the link. I ended up with a BAD reaction to Infed so my insurance will now cover the Venofer. I go for my second dose tomorrow. I haven't seen a bill yet so I wondered what I was in for. ... (3 replies)
... 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)
Venofer Treatments
Jul 20, 2011
... I am sorry you had such a reaction to your venofer infusions, I went through a series of them myself, and was lucky enough not to have any adverse reactions. I sure hope the antihistamines do the trick for your next one. Your strange combination of symptoms must have been pretty scary... ... (8 replies)
... i didnt have a reaction but venofer is the safest way to go i had no side effects from it good luck charlene (7 replies)
... From what I've read here it sounds like some of your symptoms are due to IV iron and others are due to low Ferritin. I had RLS and low grade fever for 3 months. Doctors couldn't tell me anything either. ... (1 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)
... 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)
... but this is a good example as to why they shouldn't be rushed into. ... (4 replies)
... I had bad reactions to oral iron, so i have the infusions now without any major problems. ... (6 replies)
... Except for the reaction to the first infusion, at least now you know that you can get great results from this treatment, and you do not have to worry about anemia getting you like it did before, again. I would consider that in itself as an accomplishment! ... (8 replies)
... Hi to everyone! I am anemic with a ferritin of 5. Hemoglobin on the lower range, but not blood transfussion worthy yet. Anyhow, had my Venofer infusion yesterday and all did not go well. ... (0 replies)
... New to posting here but not to reading your messages. I found you about a week ago. Your messages helped me get through my first treatment with IV Venofer two days ago. All the information of first hand experiences have been a blessing. ... (1 replies)
... This is my first post to this board. ... (4 replies)
... oncologist. I have had iron dextran, which takes at least five hours to infuse. They should give a test dose to you the first time and wait an hour before giving the full dosage. They will probably give you benedryl and saline first before test dosage. ... (1 replies)
... Hopefully this will help to put another anemia sufferer's mind at ease about getting iv iron. ... (0 replies)
... My IV's take so long because they are trying to prevent a severe reaction. I am still reacting to the Venofer as it is. I get oral tylenol and zantac. I then get an IV infusion of solumedrol and benadryl. They then wait 1 hour and then give me a test dose. ... (8 replies)


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