A 23-year-old male asked:
i've taken four 1 ml im injections of iron dextran (50mg/1ml) this past week and ferritin has not increased at all. can results take this long?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan answered
51 years experience Rheumatology
Anemia : Yes it can . It depends on the base line ferritin level when you started the iron replacement . The lower it was the longer it takes to raise the ferritin levels.
Answered on Mar 15, 2014
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