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    Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
    12/28/2009 2:36:24 PM

    Reviewer: shinein09, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been receiving Venofer for almost 3 years now and in the past year I receive it once per week which has worked out much better for me since it keeps my iron levels such that I can have a better quality of life. Getting a smaller dose rather than the 8-hr bag is very helpful. I still get fatigued but my hemoglobin level stays around 10. This has worked fine for me but my veins seem to be ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
    12/3/2009 9:43:44 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Venofer has been great for me. I have had no side effects. Don't like having an IV started every time but otherwise it is great!!! I had my stomach removed about 13 years ago due to bleeding and my body was not absorbing oral iron.

    Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
    10/23/2009 1:44:32 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Well I had two treatments and both times I had an allergic reaction. My throat and tongue began to itch and then swell. I was treated with benadryl before both times and on the second treatment I also got a steroid before the venofer. My energy levels are up but I am unable to finish treatment because of the reaction. On the second treatment my bp shot up to 154/110 and I ended up in the er wi ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
    9/20/2009 1:39:56 PM

    Reviewer: Elaine, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Has anyone had any vision problems after a second treatment. My sitution may be coincidental.

    Condition: Anemia from Inadequate Iron
    8/5/2009 10:39:06 AM

    Reviewer: LiZiNa, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    My 1st treatment was in Aug.2008 and it was horrible, I had it bad with the side effects. I had vomiting,nausea,muscle ache all over,felt tired,sleepy, and swelling in my legs. The Doctor gave me benadryl with all my other treatments. So far I'm doing somewhat better, my body still hurt, I don't feel that energetic, I still have swelling in my leg, and I'm always tired. It takes about ... Show Full Comment

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