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What is an Iron Infusion?
This is a minor procedure to replenish your body’s iron stores.
The iron is administered directly into your blood stream through an intravenous (IV) drip.
Iron is an essential element for the red blood cells, where there isn’t enough iron in your blood stream, your body cannot get enough oxygen, which is necessary for life.
When is an iron infusion recommended?
Some reasons for needing an iron infusion are:
What to do prior to your appointment:
On the day of your appointment:
What to do next:
Make an appointment in 6 weeks with your GP or Specialist to check your iron level (it is good to know the infusion has worked).
Oral iron tablets
It is unusual to have side effects. Less than 10% of patient’s experience headache, dizziness, rash, and injection site reactions.
Common Side Effects: (can be delayed up to 2 days post infusion)
Uncommon Side Effects:
Our experienced nurses can give you more information on the day of your iron infusion or phone the clinic.
Phone: 5996 9000
Fax : 5996 9569
2 Woodbine Road (Cnr Thompson Rd)
Cranbourne North VIC
*At times these hours may vary, please contact the clinic