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An IV iron infusion normally requires that patients receive a series of doses at a hemodialysis center or at a hospital on an outpatient basis, and each session generally takes three to four hours, as stated by the Iron ... More »

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Anemic patients who cannot take oral forms of iron require Intravenous iron supplementation, according to Cleveland Clinic. Conditions that may prevent proper absorption of oral iron include bleeding in the gastrointesti... More »

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An iron transfusion is a transfusion of red blood cells meant for short-term treatment of anemia; an iron infusion through an IV is meant for long-term treatment of patients with severe anemia, though it is sometimes use... More »

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An iron infusion is usually performed as an outpatient procedure consisting of a series of doses delivered in the course of three to four hours, according to Iron Disorders Institute. With careful administration and obse... More »

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Iron overload causes symptoms and diseases such as liver disease, stomach pain, joint pain and severe fatigue, according to Iron Disorders Institute. It can also lead to skin discoloration, heart attack, irregular heart ... More »

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An intravenous iron infusion procedure is performed by delivering consecutive doses within 3 to 4 hours, states Iron Disorders Institute. Before an infusion, doctors administer a test dosage consisting of 25 milligrams o... More »

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