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... trying to figure out if I really want to have this infusion this week!? ... (7 replies)
... IV Venofer to be given over five weeks. When the infusion center called me to schedule, they told me that each infusion would take 10 minutes. ... (0 replies)
... Yeah, well there's the 64 million dollar question. Why am I anemic? I first discovered I was anemic in Feb. of 2007 in the ER after a ruptured ovarian cyst - the rupture had nothing to do with the low hgb/hct (hgb was 8.3), it was a fortuititous find. No ideas why, did all the GI work up, even capsule endo and nothing. Have battled this with Hemax (iron supplement) for the two... (7 replies)

... If you are feeling uneasy about IV iron infusion you can always discuss this with your Hematologist ahead of time by calling, I did when I was going to have this procedure. ... (7 replies)
... In this case, I too think that I would opt for the IV Venofer to fill the stores. You deserve to feel better. You really would feel like "Superwoman" then and you probably really do need that help too. ... (7 replies)
... I don't think that you are needing the Venofer right now either, not as long as you are able to tolerate oral supplements and will be eventually filling your iron stores. Good for you! ... (7 replies)
... Ok, go figure - got my labs today & my Hgb is 13.3/ Hct 38.6!! These were 9.3 and 32ish in Feb and I've not been taking the oral meds very regularly. Hmmm... strange but good. I may hold off on the Venofer although my Ferritin IS only 5 & should be 10-291. Ugh, decisions, decisions. (7 replies)
... hope to get my answers this morning! I'm really hoping the infusion will make me feel like Superwoman! ... (7 replies)
... My IV's take so long because they are trying to prevent a severe reaction. I am still reacting to the Venofer as it is. I get oral tylenol and zantac. I then get an IV infusion of solumedrol and benadryl. They then wait 1 hour and then give me a test dose. ... (8 replies)
... t pain in the darnest places like in your back. If you are concerned just call up the nurse and double check. It doesn't hurt to give them a quick call. I had my infusion yesterday and I feel better but I am not about to start running marathons yet. I am waiting for my surge of energy and I hope the infusion works. ... (15 replies)
... medicate with Benadryl before going for an IV Infusion? ... (24 replies)
... ments to no avail. It was finally decided that I either had an absorption issue or I was unable to hold the iron and I needed to see a hematologist and consider IV iron infusions. ... (15 replies)
... Ok I was just on the Venofer website and the "Important Safety Information" has me seriously nervous about my 1st infusion this Wed. ... (6 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)
... how low was your ferritin before you started infusions? 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. I just want to feel better already :( (7 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)
... I have gone through several rounds of infusions of venofer over the last years. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Paleface, I had the IV iron infusions once a week for 9 months last year and it made an amazing difference in my energy levels. I had no bothersome side effects from it at all. ... (3 replies)
... Hematocrit, Hemoglobin, etc and my platelets are high. But doc made it sound like 10 rounds of Venofer was a typical course of action. ... (5 replies)
... My levels were below a one is what the doctor said to me. Not sure how low. My insurance pays all but $66 for each infusion which will be about $1500 out of pocket. I am feeling much better these days but it was not an immediate fix it is a slow gradual one but worth it in the long run. Six more infusions and I should be done. I am eating a lot of baby spinach, potatoes with... (7 replies)

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