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... Having a total dose infusion of iron dextran. 1400mg. They told me it will take 6 hours. ... (10 replies)
... 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)
... what are the risks of a iron infusion (3 replies)

... Thanks for your response about the same symptoms on the Freeing feet and hands. But do you think having normal everything else related to iron can cause symptoms everything but the Ferrritin? ... (4 replies)
... I had an iron infusion 2 years ago. The iron was infused over a 6 hour period of time. During the infusion, I had some what severe left shoulder pain. ... (4 replies)
... steroid, which doesn't make sense, but it is not too bad and goes away when they are done. The weird thing is I get a mild case of hives about 2 days after the iron infusion. I just take benadryl when I start feeling itchy. The hives only last a day or two and are relatively mild. ... (2 replies)
... Your hemoglobin is not dangerously low yet which means you are using any iron that you get from your diet still even if it is not enough. ... (9 replies)
... I am glad someone asked about iron infusion. ... (9 replies)
... Iron overload is a risk if you have not been carefully evaluated for iron deficiency. ... (3 replies)
Iron staining
Mar 30, 2016
... I had an iron infusion recently and it has left me with permanent staining approx 15cm x 15cm on my inner right arm. It was done manually by a nurse intravenously. ... (4 replies)
... time, in fact my ferratin level is 2.6 and I was finally referred to a hemotologist. I had no idea what to expect, and when I went in, they told me I needed the iron infusion. I was really scared after they told me all the risks, but I went through with it. ... (1 replies)
... We infuse our dialysis pt's with iron, as they tend to be anemic. None of our pt's have had reactions. However, a rare but serious allergic reaction can occur occasionally, requiring immediate medical attention. - So they will moniter you closly and give you a "test dose" beforehand to ensure you do not have a reaction. Leea (3 replies)
... It seems that you are mentioning both blood transfusion and iron infusion and the first thing to know is that your hemoglobin count should be playing a large factor in determining either of those courses of action. ... (2 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)
... These people know what they are doing and have studied to treat these problems. Your numbers are really low and I'm sure the benefits outweigh the risks or the Dr. would not do this. ... (4 replies)
... just forgot to mention that too. The iron injections were a compromise. Oral iron alone wasn't getting the job done and because of the blood clotting risks I didn't want to do the IV iron or transfusions that were recommended. ... (5 replies)

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