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Iron Infusion Effects

I had my first Iron Infusion yesterday of Dextran. I am severely anemic. They gave me benadryl, some steroids and then a 1 hour test dose. Passed that and then onto the 3 hour drip. Everything went fine. Last night I started feeling very weak and achy, hurting in my bones and joints kinda like flu symptoms. I ran a low grade fever and couldn't sleep. Today the flu symptoms are worse and my bones hurt soo bad. Doctor said this in normal side effects and can last from 2 to 4 days. Has anyone else had anything similar happen to them. I am soo weak and I can't stand to miss that much work but I have no energy. I am suppose to monitor fever or chest pains and go back in 2 weeks for labs to see if I need another infusion. He's talking about a biopsy to see why my body is not absor...

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