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Iron Infusion

Iron Deficiency and Iron Deficiency Anaemia is a problem that is frequently presented at our practice. As iron is such an essential mineral, required for the production of the haemoglobin that carries oxygen throughout our bodies, we’re pleased to announce we now offer onsite iron infusions as a quick and convenient way to replenish low iron levels.

What is an iron infusion?

An iron infusion is a minor procedure in which a dose of iron is delivered directly into the blood stream through an intravenous (IV) infusion.

This is a great option for patients who:

  • Can’t take iron supplements orally
  • Can’t absorb iron adequately through the digestive system
  • Can’t absorb enough iron due to blood loss
  • Need to increase iron levels quickly

What does it treat?

Iron infusions can help treat the symptoms of iron deficiency, such as:

  • Lack of energy
  • Shortness of breath
  • Paleness
  • Poor appetite
  • Poor learning and shortened attention span
  • Increased susceptibility to infection

All patients who require an Iron Infusion will be reviewed by one of our doctors initially, at that consultation the doctor will address any underlying reason for your iron deficiency and assess if you fit the clinical criteria for the infusion (some patients are not suitable for Iron infusions). Our doctors may also recommend additional iron-increasing therapies, such as dietary changes and supplements, which can help prolong the benefits of an infusion.
Make a standard consultation with one of the doctors that performs Iron Infusions to see if this procedure is appropriate for you (this procedure is for adults only).

General Practitioners with Special Interest in Iron Infusion: