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    Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
    5/31/2016 12:47:05 AM

    Reviewer: Moxers, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I've had to receive Venofer IVs as a series of 3, as per my hematologist's prescription for iron deficiency which becomes anemia if left alone. First of all, anyone with iron deficiency shoudl know that they must insist that docs check ferritin levels, not just RBC/Hem, etc. Second, be prepared for your urine to look like cola. I don't know why this happens, no one has explained but it ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
    2/24/2016 11:20:48 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have severe anemia and digestive issues that prevent me from taking iron pills or liquid dosages. Hematologist recommended this treatment although I requested a blood transfusion instead. I was given the entire bag without Benadryl on a fast drip because it was nearing five pm on a Friday. I have a known life threatening allergy to certain intravenous medications. I finished the entire bag with ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
    12/1/2015 7:03:43 PM

    Reviewer: nanasusie3, 65-74 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've had 2 of 5 Venofer infusions at the hospital so far, for "severe" anemia. I've had no negative side effects. I'm hoping to feel improvement in my low energy soon. I don't know why I'm severely anemic, it may be because I've had a history of ulcers. My doctor has scheduled a colonoscopy; he says that he will get to the bottom of it. I do take a lot of NSAIDs f ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
    6/16/2015 3:27:10 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have had 2 of 3 venofer admin and can honestly say I have not felt this good in a very long time. I felt sick after the first dose but was much better after the second. I have more energy and dont have chest pain like I did prior. I am very satisfied with this drug!

    Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
    5/25/2015 11:48:21 AM

    Reviewer: baddrugfl, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    The nurse added this drug to my dialysate. I developed large blisters in my mouth. A severe rash developed around my buttonholes, has lasted for months. My Blood pressure hovers at 90/58. Has gone down as low as 80/58. Medication to raise it does not work. I had two fistulagrams less than 2 months apart. I needed a stint to keep my fistula open. I developed sores all over my abdomen. My skin bec ... Show Full Comment

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