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... Thanks for sharing your experience. While I have been able to find what the possible side effects of the treatment are, I have been unable to find out how long they might last or how long it might take until they develop. ... (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 just had my first IV iron treatment, I had a one time 6 hour dose, I was premedicated with benadryl and dexamethasone. I felt nausea a couple of times during the treatment but it went away in a few minutes. ... (63 replies)

... Side effects of iron are very much an individual experience. Depends how sensitive your system is. If you do have them they are usually GI related problems. ... (65 replies)
... and I didnt experience the array of side effects most feel. ... (63 replies)
... I had some joint pain from my first infusion of iron. But the doctors had warned me it would cause me to feel like I had the flu. I also ran a fever of 101. They told me if the fever got higher than that to call them. It took about 3 days for me to feel a little better from the infusion. ... (63 replies)
... Hi - I'm a beginner at this - Just came home for visit to Hemotologist- my Ferritin is 4 and she recommended IV iron - I'm scheduled for next Tuesday Sept 4 - she explained about my blood test results and went on to recommend this treatment - I didn't know until I went online and found this site -that I should have asked so many questions - I don't know what type of iron I... (63 replies)
... I had intravenous iron treatments at 50 years of age. These are the side effects I experienced. At the time of the infusion, they did a short infusion and I began to have chest pain, shoulder pain in the left arm, chest and shoulder. ... (3 replies)
... Today I had my 2nd iron infusion, the first was about 5 months ago. With the first infusion I seen stars for a couple of seconds and was fine after that with no other side effects, With this infusion I seemed to sail through all 3 hours of it. ... (63 replies)
... I had my second infusion today. First one was a "test infusion" of a smallish dose of about 60 something units about two weeks ago and I handled it just fine. ... (63 replies)
... maybe not. This treatment should not be taken lightly and is generally used as a last resort. ... (63 replies)
... no real bad side effects. ... (63 replies)
... I will make sure I have a bottle of water with me, to wear loose and comfy clothing and shoes that slip on and off and dont bind. ... (63 replies)
Jun 19, 2009
... Also, do you recall what the formula and dose was when you did have the horrible side effects? ... (26 replies)
... My mother has had pernicious anemia for several years and has not been able to maintain a hemoglobin level above 9 despite taking B12 injections and oral iron supplements. As a result, her physician is now recommending intravenous iron treatments. ... (3 replies)
Side effects
Nov 2, 2007
... I will have my first treatment next thursday so I cannot be much help today regarding side effects. ... (1 replies)
... Went for my first visit today with hematologist, definitely confirmed iron deficiency anemia. He gave me 2 choices for iron IV since my body is not absorbing iron supplements. ... (2 replies)
... weeks to notice a difference but then numbers dropped again until they found out what was causing the iron to drop. Have they looked into what is causing your low numbers? ... (6 replies)
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... it appears that my family doctor is letting the others decide when and how to treat my anemia. I know there are treatment guidelines for people with anemia of CRF to help with that. I think I need to be below a certain Hg level before any intervention is required. ... (7 replies)

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