What is Iron Infusion?

Category: Procedures

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Iron is an integral part of many proteins and enzymes that maintain good health. In humans, iron is an essential component of proteins involved in oxygen transport. It is also essential for the regulation of cell growth and differentiation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Iron deficiency anemia 18 7
Fatigue 4 1
Apathy 1 0
Chronic dehydration 1 0
Support immune health 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
2
Mild
1
None
6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Iron Infusion

Side effect Patients
Abdominal cramps 1
Anxious mood 1
Back pain 1
Fever/chills 1
Generalized weakness (asthenia) 1
Headaches 1

Show all 9 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Iron Infusion

Dosage Patients
every 3 months 1
every 3 weeks 1
weekly 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 5
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Iron Infusion.