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... Hopefully this will help to put another anemia sufferer's mind at ease about getting iv iron. ... (0 replies)
... Hi to everyone! I am anemic with a ferritin of 5. Hemoglobin on the lower range, but not blood transfussion worthy yet. Anyhow, had my Venofer infusion yesterday and all did not go well. ... (0 replies)
... I'm going in for five Venofer infusions total. Then I go back in a month to see if my levels are up. I definitely have more energy now. It has been more than a month since I started them. ... (7 replies)

... I had my first venofer infusion almost three months ago. I did very well, no reactions at all. I go back to the hematologist on May 1 to see how my counts are doing and find out if I need another infusion or am good for a while longer. ... (5 replies)
... I am also very happy to have found this topic! ... (6 replies)
... tomach has never felt so bad. I also suffer with really bad heavy menstrual cycles and was put on birth control pills too. Like everyone says it will take years to get ferritin back up to 100 so I will ask my DR about infusions when i see him in April. I am ready to put an end to this now. ... (3 replies)
... I had my last infusion Friday. I am still having excruciating leg pain and crampy feet. It never completely went away after the infusion prior to this, so I am quite worried. I think I have an overload of iron but have not been able to get an answer from my doctor as to why it still hurts so bad. ... (4 replies)
... have those problems, and I do take medication for it, but it's different than that. It's PHYSICAL not MENTAL. I just don't feel good. So my Nephrologist decided to do some blood work including Ferritin levels, which I haven't even ever HEARD of until last Friday! ... (4 replies)
Venofer Experience
May 13, 2014
... running days. My first dr was convinced the running was leading to blood loss in the GI track...the jury is still out on this one. My iron levels continued to be problematic even after all the iron supplements taken on a empty stomach so my new dr suggested getting Venofer infusions. ... (18 replies)
... I know what you mean, I too have this pain but mine is not very severe and it's gone now. I've had gallbladder issues before so I am attributing this pain to the gallbladder. A surgeon told me that because the gallbladder is not directly attached to pain receptors, you get pain in the darnest places like in your back. ... (15 replies)
... So I had a pretty bad reaction during my third infusion to the Dextran this summer. I was in a lot of pain and couldn't even rest my head on anything because it was so painful. I kept throwing up and was just so ill. ... (0 replies)
... Hi there ! i am relived to see someone got help for their anemia , i am going for my first IV tommrow with venofer , ferritin is a 5 and iron is a 19 i have so many symptoms i am so sick from this , my whole life is on hold! ... (2 replies)
... I have been on Venofer 100 mg. IV infusions for 4 years now. No side effects. I have to go every 8 weeks to a hematologists office in my area for the infusion. It takes about an hour or so, and is more annoying than anything else. ... (1 replies)
... It will take you several weeks to start feeling better and then it depends on how low you were to begin with and how much iron they gave you. If you still get your period, you may lose some iron. ... (3 replies)
... minutes sure beats the 5 HOURS it takes for the Infed and the 2 HOURS for the Ferrlecit!! How did he get so lucky? ... (13 replies)
... before insurance. I'll provide an update if there are any additional charges that appear and also to let you know how much by Blue Shield PPO insurance is covering. ... (11 replies)
... IIRC, I believe that's about how much the iron solution was, but then adding in the cost of being hooked up to an IV, the nursing services, etc...that amount grew significantly! I hope that is not the case for you!! ... (11 replies)
... flank pain and began vomiting uncontrollably. They treated me with IV gravol and had to page a Doctor to see me. It was very frightening. ... (2 replies)
... I started mine Nov. 2 and still have 6 more to go. The first one I had a little muscle soreness and upset stomach. Since then I have been fine. Before the infusion they give me Tylenol and once IV is started I get Benadryl and steroids in the IV. I only have one good vein so that is starting to get old. ... (7 replies)
... my doctor told me on Monday that they'd need to submit everything to insurance first and because of Christmas it would take a few days longer to get an approval. honestly, I would've started the infusions that same day if I could've. ... (7 replies)


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