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... I've had 4 infusions in the last 5 weeks. My iron level is back to "normal" according to a message I got from my doctor. ... (4 replies)
Infusion Process
Jun 18, 2009
... You know that IV iron is not without risk. You should use the safest type which I was told by my Hematolgosit is Venofer. ... (1 replies)
Re; iron infusions
Aug 23, 2005
... Neither the doc or the nurse that did my infusion mentioned any other meds i was gettin other than the venofer, informative or WHAT! ... (13 replies)

... Hi, I have been receiving IV iron for years now, since 2005, actually. I too have had severe reactions to the IV iron. I started out with Infed for my first infusion and that the was the last time I was given that. ... (4 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)
... rritin at that time was 2. I just went for another round of IV iron, this time Venofer. Which does not take as long and no pre medication. The only disadvange of Venofer is that you may have to go back more ofter for IV. I had Infed about 6 months ago. After that infusion my level was 89. ... (2 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. ... (0 replies)
... I went to a hemotologist and he ordered two Venofer infusions of 500 cc's to be given two weeks apart. ... (1 replies)
Low Ferritin
Mar 27, 2007
... metrial problems and fibroids so I had a hysterectomy. That was three months ago. My level has dropped even more and I'm not have periods anymore. What is the iron dextran infusion. The venofer was given by IV. The doctor's are looking for hidden bleeding now. Colonoscopy Thursday. ... (49 replies)
... shots. I really didn't get much relief from the iron pills but I learned to live with feeling terrible. ... (2 replies)
... ic to the Infed so I get Ferrlecit BUT it's administered in sets of 8 infusions 1 per week for 8 weeks! YUCK!! I thought about asking my hematologist about the Venofer but since I respond well to what I get now I don't think he'd be willing to switch. How much iron does one get with each Venofer infusion? ... (13 replies)
... Overall it seems pretty good. It will be about a week before I get the iron studies back. I know my total iron is down. ... (1 replies)
... I just did a 6 hour infusion of Infed iron dextrose bc my insurance didn't approve Venofer. ... (5 replies)
... rence between the Infed and the Ferrlecit. I had a really bad reaction to the Infed and the nurse had to yank me out of it. With the Infed you can get 500mg of iron in one sitting. ... (22 replies)
... No, it was 116. I have had a visit with the Doctor since then. He stated that I was using up all of the iron from one bag and decided I needed to have two bags of Venofer, hoping there would be enough left over to store. ... (4 replies)
... For me this was the only route to go, as iron pills just constipate me, and over all make me feel lousy. ... (13 replies)
Low Ferritin
Mar 20, 2007
... Kathy5am, Hope that the bone marrow test goes well. Why didn't your doctor do a iron dextran infusion? ... (49 replies)
... e suggested the Ferrous Gluconate and I then took Fergon for about 6 months with no improvement. She just sent me to a hematologist on Tuesday and I had my first infusion of Venofer. I have to go every Tuesday for the next 8 weeks to get a bag and they will monitor all of my bloodwork to see if it improves. ... (2 replies)
... Read the "IV Iron-is it worth it?" a few posts below yours. I'm guessing the dr. wants to do an intraveinous infusion (IV.) I think the drug you're talking about may be called Venofer--it does have a website but I don't have it bookmarked on this computer. Just go to or another search engine and enter the drug name. The dr. will probably be really watchful the... (1 replies)

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