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... I am so sorry your insurance won't cover Venofer! I actually had my first infusion of Venofer yesterday morning and am doing fine. But I did wonder how much it cost. I just found this website, but who knows if it's the same in all areas of the country. ... (3 replies)
Venofer Experience
May 22, 2014
... had my 5th and last Venofer infusion yesterday and everything went fine without any side effects. ... (18 replies)
Venofer Experience
May 13, 2014
... 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. I just had my first one yesterday and wanted to share the experience. ... (18 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)
... New to posting here but not to reading your messages. I found you about a week ago. Your messages helped me get through my first treatment with IV Venofer two days ago. All the information of first hand experiences have been a blessing. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, I am new to the board. I have had iron deficiency anemia for about four years now without any identifiable cause. It was initially blamed on heavy periods and fibroids but I had a myomectomy and the anemia persisted. I did oral iron for a year without improvement. I was then started on IV infed after a large GI and hematological work-up. The infed almost did me in... (7 replies)
... Just thought I'd post how my first Venofer infusion went as I know I spent a LOT of time searching forums for other people's Venofer experiences (and completely freaking myself out in the process). Hopefully this will help to put another anemia sufferer's mind at ease about getting iv iron. First let me say, I arrived at the infusion center this morning already wound up... (0 replies)
... I was once again anemic after about 5 months from the first set of 5 Venofer infusions. ... (18 replies)
... HCT. My hemo was pleased with the increase in my numbers but did say they usually increase a bit more with the amount on Venofer I received. My guess is that in another 4 weeks my body will have gone through most of the iron stores and all my numbers will be showing anemia. ... (18 replies)
... I do not come from the weight loss surgery background, but I did recently have two infusions. I started out with a ferritin of 5 and iron sats of 3%. My first round of venofer took me to ferritin of 66 and iron sats of 22%. Other levels also improved. We did the second round with Feraheme and I do not know the results from that and will not be tested again until July. ... (3 replies)
... My hematologist said sometimes people just aren't able to tolerate oral iron, so I'm scheduled for my first IV of Venofer on Friday. ... (4 replies)
... their CBC and ferritin levels, following a full 1000mg of Venofer. The literature, I have read, reports quite modest improvement in both of these markers after Venofer but the sample patients all had end stage renal failure. I do not have renal problems. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for your reply Barbara and I am glad that you did well with your venofer. I decided to go ahead and do the venofer. I had my first infusion yesterday. I don't know who was more nervous, me or the staff at the infusion center. I did okay but not great. I was pre-medicated up the ying-yang. They did run a test dose first which I guess is unusual with with venofer.... (7 replies)
... I am scheduled to start venofer on Wednesday. My insurance doesn't want to cover the venofer but they will cover infed. Can anyone tell me what I would be looking at costwise if I opted to go with the venofer anyway? ... (3 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)
... Do you have any updates on your condition. I have had similar numbers to yours and I felt good for about two months after first set of 4 Venofer IVs. Then, my anemia returned and I had to have another set of 5 Venofer IVs. I just had my 5th and was wondering if I will need to have more. ... (18 replies)
Venofer Experience
May 21, 2014
... unding. It was not beating excessively fast, just really hard and I had trouble sleeping. I had these symptoms when I was pretty anemic last year, so maybe the Venofer isn't working and I'm getting more anemic by the day or maybe these are side effects of the Venofer. ... (18 replies)
Venofer Experience
May 20, 2014
... infusion was yesterday, one more to go tomorrow. Again, no side effects from the Venofer but still not feeling any positive change from the infusions. ... (18 replies)
Venofer Experience
May 19, 2014
... o away soon. I also feel pretty tired if I do anything that requires some energy. The RBC synthesis cycle is about 8 days, and it's been 7 days since the first Venofer infusion so in theory I should start to really feel better in the next couple of days. ... (18 replies)
... iled because they were ordered by my family doctor, not hematologist. I haven't heard anything back from the hematologist concerning my new results. I feel as if Venofer didn't give me good enough results, and I would like to try something stronger if possible. ... (3 replies)

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