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Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
8/9/2014 3:22:49 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After my treatment I have a slight rash all over my body. I am itching like crazy and I have pain in my lower right abdomen area. I also am super tired and slept for hours after both treatments I have received. I am set up for six weeks of treatments and I am bummed because once I actually get in the room for the treatment it takes between one and a half hours to two hours for the iv.

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
5/4/2014 3:16:54 AM

Reviewer: VP, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Had Venofer (first infusion) at 11:00 AM, tolerated it fine. I actually felt great afterwards. By 4:30 PM, I started having uncontrollable chills and a severe headache. I spiked a temp of 101.6 F and was miserable. It lasted all night despite Tylenol 1 gram. Next day woke up with moderate headache and body aches.

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
4/27/2014 11:19:41 AM

Reviewer: Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My urine turned dark brown immediately after IV therapy. No information in side effects to substantiate this. This lasted 2 days even with me drinking large amounts of wsater.

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
4/2/2014 4:51:56 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
3/16/2014 11:15:33 PM

Reviewer: Gugs, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
44 Y, Male, Hispanic, Gastric Bypass 2005. Last 3 years heavy personal, job and financial stress got careless and sloppy with my health. Iron deficiency Anemia! Blood iron 6-7 and ferritin 2. Eating ice by the bag!!!!! Got dizzy just by walking, labored breathing and feeling of asphyxiation just going 1 flight of stairs or standing up normally from a chair. Got so bad that while trying to breathe ... Show Full Comment

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