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Infusion (Definition)

An infusion implies a substance administered via IV 2 a person, such as blood (transfusion), antibiotics and pain meds or other meds. Some can be ...Read more


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Wich is the most used in iron infusions?

Wich is the most used in iron infusions?

INFeD and DexFerrum: Iron dextran in the form of "infed" and "dexferrum" are the ones I am most familiar with that are used in infusions. ...Read more

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All of a sudden I've stopped absorbing iron. I just finished my second infusion. What could be the cause?

All of a sudden I've stopped absorbing iron. I just finished my second infusion. What could be the cause?

Need more info: It would require a detailed history, physical examination and probably some lab tests to understand the situation. However, since Celiac disease can present with isolated iron deficiency, you may wish to discuss getting tested for Celiac disease, with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does an iron infusion take?

Iron Infusions: There are a number of different injectable iron products on the market. The dose also has an impact on the infusion time. Again, depending on the product used, infusion times can range from 30 minutes to 4 hours. ...Read more

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I am currently having iron infusion in the last 2 yrs. What possible illness do I have?

Iron deficiency: Anemia, but if things have persisted that long you should have had a thorough evaluation for sites of chronic blood loss. ...Read more

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I had 4 iron infusions a month ago. My iron is now 9 and my ferritin is 292. What do you think?

Need hemoglobin: After IV iron infusion, ferritin will go up dramatically. Then ferritin will fall as the iron is incorporated into red blood cells. The serum iron may remain low if the anemia was significant and not yet corrected. The key point is if your iron deficiency anemia is going away or not. If so, and you are not bleeding, everything should equilibrate eventually if you were given enough iron. ...Read more

Iron (Definition)

In the metal group ...Read more