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... I did feel better after I got the iron infusion. I have felt fine all the way up to about last December. Today however, I went to work and my co worker told me I was turning yellow. ... (5 replies)
... The iron infusion you got sounds like the one called Infed, I think. It takes longer to get than other types of iron. Did the infusion make you feel better for a while after you got it? ... (5 replies)
Ready to Cry
Aug 13, 2003
... I wish I had more advice to give you...but, regarding the iron infusions... ... (2 replies)

... There are quite a few different types of iron preparations you can take, speak to your doctor about switching to another type. ... (3 replies)
... and have many more side effects. People that receive that type of iron also are premedicated with Benadryl to lessen the chances of allergic reactions. My hematologist feels that my anemia is due to my bone marrow not adequately absorbing the iron. ... (20 replies)
... I know that anemia and iron deficiency are terrible on the body but treatment is not without risk. It was my understanding that some of the IV iron had high risks for allergic reactions. Since I am so sensitive to many things, it will be a last resort for me. ... (4 replies)
... deficiency anemia with a ferritin of 9. We did iron infusions and the iron level shot up. ... (0 replies)
... was ill with anemia 8.5 hgb and 2 ferritin for a year and was unable to even go out to a store and that was bad enough. I hope that you are able to resolve some of these issues soon. ... (11 replies)
... I have been anemic for several years now. I have tried several types of iron supplements, but nothing works. I also have an underactive thyroid, which I take Synthroid for. I also have a bad acid reflux. ... (20 replies)
Nov 4, 2004
... Any infusion drugs carry with them the possibility of allergic reactions. The drug is going directly into your bloodstream. The iron is "different" only in the way it is being administered. There are many different types of iron and if you can not tolerate one you can often tolerate another. ... (8 replies)
Still Anemic!
Dec 19, 2008
... I'm back. It's been awhile since I didn't visit this site. I was just busy, tired, and miserable. I have been trying all sorts of iron lately. Nothing has helped. ... (2 replies)
... itin levels have dropped AGAIN, so they're going to start me on Venofer IV infusions. Once a week for 5 weeks. Anyone out there had good results with this type of infusion raising the ferritin levels quickly? ... (74 replies)
... is depleted. I now see a Hematologist for my low iron issues. She orders an I.V. iron infusion of Infed when my ferritin is below 100. It got down to 10 before I saw her. I hope to never experience those symptoms again. ... (4 replies)
... I am going in for my 2nd of 5 infusions tomorrow. I'm getting 200 mg of IV Venofer each week for 5 weeks. So far so good. I've had no problems. ... (3 replies)
Iron infusion
Jul 10, 2008
... I have been on all three types of IV iron currently available. I am using the iron sucrose currently. I have had all types of reactions. With iron dextran, I had anaphylaxis. ... (12 replies)
Jun 19, 2009
... Any help you can give me on this is sincerely appreciated. It's all so traumatic and not knowing what to expect or possibly having a better idea of what I can do to help the process. ... (26 replies)
... My wife has had two iron infusions over the last year or so. Injectafer was the brand name. ... (1 replies)
... My cat's name is Kiwi too. Seems to be a popular pet name. Thanks for the info on chelated iron and for telling me about your personal experience with it. I have seen so many doctors and specialists but not one ever mentioned this formulation. ... (8 replies)
... Emmy,the iron and Hgb levels aren't the same. ... (63 replies)
Feb 5, 2009
... as I had severe reactions to other types of infusions. ... (26 replies)

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