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... I have no experience with IV iron therapy myself. You can use the search box at the top of the page and see what others have had to say about IV iron. From what I have read Venofer is the only way to go if you are going to go the IV route. ... (7 replies)
... I believe what you are having is a reaction to the iron. Some people just get hot flushes when they take the iron supplements other people have stronger reactions. The doctor may have to prescribe an antihistamine to go with the iron in order for you to be able to tolerate it. ... (7 replies)
... I have taken ferrous sulfate (Feosol) and haven't had any problems. Not even constipation. (6 replies)

... What sort of iron are they giving you? ... (19 replies)
... Thanks for the replies, everyone. It is probably a food allergy. I haven't had any supplements yet. Going to get those soon. ... (22 replies)
... who is willing to try infusion first. I was given many infusions after oral iron supplements failed to bring up my blood levels. I had a severe allergic reaction to the first. ... (10 replies)
... I have been taking Synthroid for about 13 years and I've always been fine. About 2 years ago, I started to have a chronic "rash" type of thing on my chest and back. It was almost like eczema in that I had rough patches. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks It still helps to know that it was a liquid. ... (8 replies)
SO fed up!
Nov 25, 2007
... i can totally understand your frustration with doctors and you hear that quite often from people on this board. You would think that something as simple as iron deficiency would be a simple thing for them to help us with, but obviously not. ... (21 replies)
... severe and not life threatening. This is according to what they say at each stage. On the other hand my sister had this surgery and when she became anemic with a 9 ferritin her bariatric SP? ... (7 replies)
... I was just wondering. The liver powder says only 0.6mg of iron per Tablespoon. I notice most supplements say 28mg iron per tablet. ... (5 replies)
... but they finally realized that this was a little more than just taking iron pills when I finally saw a hematalogist and started IV iron. ... (16 replies)
... about the Poly Iron 150. I don't know what else they would have tried for me. ... (5 replies)
... Let me preface this by saying I am a HUGE weenie and I was dreading this big time! My husband came along with me to keep me at ease, and that helped a lot. It also helped that the ladies in the Outpatient Clinic were super nice!! ... (6 replies)
... Having a total dose infusion of iron dextran. 1400mg. They told me it will take 6 hours. ... (10 replies)
... there should be no need to panic. Sure your iron levels are low but the majority of the time that can be addressed with a simple iron supplement. Did you dr suggest an iron tablets in addition to your multivitamin? ... (2 replies)
Scared
Sep 24, 2008
... I have been anemic my whole life, but I guess now I am worse than ever. Couple of months ago my iron level was around 7. ... (4 replies)
... Emmy,the iron and Hgb levels aren't the same. ... (63 replies)
... for a couple of those years, I'm finally getting my count up. I've had transfusions, tried many different iron supplements, ate foods high in iron, etc but nothing was working. ... (5 replies)
... will have side effects and risks so you want to stick with the least invasive cure that you can. There are many people that have reactions to infusions and get other effects from injections. Your doctors want to avoid those unless the risks are worth it. ... (11 replies)




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