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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. They had to slow the infusion down to barely dripping at all. ... (4 replies)
... Dextran today. They first give you a small amount to see if there is an allergic reaction. If you are going to have a severe reaction, you will have a mild case of it then. My doctor also gives me an IV with a steriod and antihistamine to help with possible side effects allergic reactions. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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. ... (3 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)
... 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)
... I can't help you here just wanted to offer some words and thoughts for you, mainly of encouragement. ... (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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