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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Venofer IV.

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Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
3/23/2008 11:00:04 PM

Reviewer: blondemomins43, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had 2 treatments so far for anemia. It has been relatively easy, takes about 1hour or so. I have 3 more treatments, then go get another blood test and see the hematologist. I'm hoping that this does the trick as I was allergic to InFed, and am unable to absorb oral iron. I have had a lot of symptoms previously, which have disappeared due to a blood transfusion I had about 4wks ago. I a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
12/19/2007 12:28:26 AM

Reviewer: RITA, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
SO FAR, SO GREAT! VENOFER IS WORKING EXCELLENT! I CAN'T TAKE ORAL IRON. I TAKE 2 INFUSIONS TWICE A WEEK AS MY RED BLOOD ARE EXTREMELY!!! LOW. I HAVE NO ENERGYWHAT SO EVER, HAVE A TERRIBLE TIME BREATHING, SITTING DOWN IS OK, BUT WHEN I STAND UP I FEEL LIKE SOMEONE HAS PUT A BAG OVER MY HEAD. SO FAR I HAVE HAD 3 TREATMENTS AND THINGS SEEM TO BE IMPROVING. I AM SCHEDULED FOR 6 MORE!! I WOU ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
12/6/2007 9:17:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been dx with severe iron deficiency anemia that has not responded to oral iron preparations. Over the past two years I have had six rounds (1 dose weekly for four weeks). Twenty-four iv's later I have finally gotten my ferritin levels in the low normals. My hgb levels and quality of rbc's is also rising. At the same time I was dx with an auto-immune disease (undifferentiated connect ... Show Full Comment

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