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... Even with a test dose it does NOT rule out reactions. Some people report that they experience reactions after the third infusion and such. ... (3 replies)
... You can use the search box located at the top of this page and search key words IV iron infusion, to hear what others in the past have had to say. There is a lot of information and experiences there. ... (9 replies)
... My hemotologist uses a PICC line for IV iron infusion, is that normal? ... (2 replies)

... I totally understand your concerns about the infusion, though I know plenty of people reach the point where they're willing to risk any possible complications in the hope of feeling better. ... (17 replies)
... You ARE asking the right questions. IV infusion is not without risk, however, I always say that I am very grateful that we have this resource when needed. ... (10 replies)
... I'm sure it is because you get more administered through IV and he doesn't fool around with the small stuff. This would be the advantage of IV over injection. I asked about the IV being safe, he said that they use a type that has the least amount of side effects. ... (3 replies)
... Doctor's like iron infusions due to the neccesary concentrated iron which our bodies need. I am presently doing infusions. My hematologist told me there wasn't any side effects to mention. He was wrong. ... (63 replies)
... I'm scheduled to have my 2nd iron infusion this Friday. The first one was last Wednesday and it did not go so well. ... (4 replies)
... Another alternative is to have IV iron infusion given by a Hematologist, but it is not wihout risk either. ... (22 replies)
Infusion Process
Jun 18, 2009
... You know that IV iron is not without risk. You should use the safest type which I was told by my Hematolgosit is Venofer. ... (1 replies)
... I cannot understand how you are even able to work, that can be a dangerous situation for you. I too take Poly Iron 150 for the past 2 years. ... (5 replies)
... He told me the risk is higher but it would be so worth it. Yes he is not too happy about my ferritin being 2. ... (10 replies)
... instead of Iron Infusion regarding IV iron so I wasn't sure. Your blood count of 6 which I think you mean Hgb is extremely low and my doctor said that he would blood transfuse me under 7.0. ... (21 replies)
What is safer?
Jun 16, 2005
... and my gastroenterologist mentioned IV iron infusions. ... (4 replies)
... Overall it seems pretty good. It will be about a week before I get the iron studies back. I know my total iron is down. ... (1 replies)
... All I can tell you for sure is that I have had intravenous iron and that it is a life saver for me. ... (4 replies)
... Infusion is IV bag of Iron run through your vein for 45 mins to 1 hour. Transfusion would be receiving blood. They may want to do several IV infusions. I had my third of six yesterday, the same time I was doing the capsule endoscopy. I am awaiting those results. Good luck and keep us posted. ... (5 replies)
... e quite fortunate that we have these things to help us when necessary. I was very concerned that your PCP didn't move faster than he did. If that is your serum iron 2. ... (21 replies)
Taking a while
Nov 13, 2009
... The thing is, it is like this. Some people run down to almost no ferritin and they have IV and feel like new soon after infusion. Others take months to feel better. ... (1 replies)
... I had my infusion this past Wednesday .. ... (7 replies)

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