What Are the Possible Side Effects of an Iron Infusion?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 29, 2020 9:08:37 PM ET

Some of the common but minor side effects of an iron infusion include gastrointestinal upset, burning or pain surrounding the injection site, muscle cramps, altered taste, and pain in the legs or arms, according to Mayo Clinic. These side effects don't require medical attention unless they do not go away or are particularly upsetting.