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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

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
2/28/2014 3:32:17 PM

Reviewer: Julia, Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My 18 yr old son was treated with Venofer after being diagnosed with iron deficient anemia following a routine blood test. We'd noticed that he'd been crunching ice like there was no tomorrow (which started off as a desire and over time became a compulsion/addiction) but he hadn't been voicing any of the other things that had been going on with him over the last 5 months .... incident ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
1/9/2014 11:51:54 AM

Reviewer: Bigdog, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I get treated for my anemia every 6 months. Tried feraheme and had horrible hives and rash for weeks after tx. I have no discernable reactions to venefor(this is 2nd time using). After first tx I feel less dizzy and can sleep. I wish the benefits lasted longer, but I am happy.

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
12/26/2013 8:14:40 AM

Reviewer: A.Johnson, 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have only had one treatment , I was not expecting to be there for over four hours, the initial IV flow burned going in but it was determined the vein used may have been too small. I had no side effects until going home,became nauseated in the car ride home,after getting home I had hives on my arms but they subsided, within an hour I had chills out of this world,even with a heating blanket and co ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
9/26/2013 1:44:17 PM

Reviewer: break of dawn, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had gastric bypas 11 years ago. After years of feeling hungover every morning, I finally found out that my ferritin level was a 2. My hemotologist first rx'd weekly Infed. It was helping, but my ferritin was only 13. One time I had an itchy reaction during my infusion. The next time, my doctor rx'd venofer. Only a few months later, my ferritin is 180 and my iron was 14. I do have ... Show Full Comment

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