Venofer

What is Venofer?

Iron sucrose (brand name Venofer), is an intravenously administered iron product indicated in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia. It is frequently used in patients undergoing hemodialysis, those undergoing erythropoietin therapy, and/or patients who have chronic kidney disease. It is a type 2 complex which limits the maximum dose that can be given to 200mg which requires several administrations.

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Three weeks ago my hgb was 8.4 and my platelets were 120. The following week I had an Venofer infusion. I had another infusion last week and a...

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Hi,
Thanks for asking.
Based on your query, my opinion is as follows.
1. Increase in hemoglobin will take longer, usually up to a month.
2....

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Hi, I am 29 weeks pregnant, I had my blood screening for Hb level at 14th week, and it was 10.6, which reduced to 8.6 at my 26th week, although I...

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Your hemoglobin levels have to be increased and the best way to do that is either by blood transfusion or by venofer injection. The rate at which...

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I have MS and several times a year, i take venefor infusions for anemia (not related to the MS). within a week of the infusion, my left foot always...

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Hello,

It is not due to Venefor and may be due to something else. Consult a physician and get evaluated to find out the cause of ankle swelling....

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I have MS and several times a year, i take venefor infusions for anemia (not related to the MS). within a week of the infusion, my left foot always...

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i AM A 45 YEAR OLD FEMALE, POST GASTRIC BYPASS PATIENT WITH A TOTAL IRON LEVEL OF 4. IN THE RECENT PAST, I HAVE HAD SEVERE ANEMIA AND HAD VENOFER...

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Hi, I had 2 venofer iv infusion last Monday and Wednesday. Since then I have had sever muscle aches, respiratory infection, abnormal feelings,...

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Dear Doctor, My wife is 37 weeks pregnant but from last two days she is frequently (4 to 5 times in a day) going for washroom to freshen up. The...

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