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Iron Infusion

Iron Infusion

At Health Zone Barwell Medical Centre, we are offering on-site iron infusions to our patients, to avoid you needing to go to a hospital. Iron infusion is a medical procedure designed to treat iron deficiency anemia, a condition where the body lacks sufficient iron to produce an adequate number of red blood cells.

The Iron Infusion Procedure:

  • Medical Assessment: Before an iron infusion, our doctors will conduct a thorough medical assessment to determine the patient’s iron levels, overall health, and any underlying conditions. This evaluation helps ensure that iron infusion is the appropriate treatment.

  • Intravenous Delivery: Iron infusion is administered through an intravenous (IV) line, at our clinic. The process typically takes 30 minutes to an hour.

  • Monitoring: During the procedure, you will be closely monitored for any adverse reactions or side effects. Most individuals tolerate iron infusion well, but in rare cases, there may be minor side effects such as dizziness, nausea, or mild allergic reactions.

  • Follow-up: Patients may require multiple iron infusion sessions depending on the severity of their iron deficiency anemia. The doctor will determine the appropriate schedule and dosage for each patient.

Benefits of Iron Infusion:

  • Fast and Effective: Iron infusion is a quick and efficient way to increase iron levels in the body. It can provide relief from the symptoms of iron deficiency anemia in a matter of days, compared to oral iron supplements that can take weeks to show results.

  • Improved Quality of Life: Individuals with iron deficiency anemia often experience chronic fatigue and weakness. Iron infusion can help improve energy levels, cognitive function, and overall quality of life.

  • No Gastrointestinal Side Effects: Iron supplements taken orally can cause gastrointestinal discomfort, including constipation, nausea, and stomach cramps. Iron infusion bypasses the digestive system, making it an excellent choice for those who cannot tolerate oral iron or suffer from gastrointestinal issues.

  • Effective in Severe Cases: For individuals with severe iron deficiency anemia, iron infusion is often the preferred treatment option. It delivers a high concentration of iron directly into the bloodstream, ensuring that the body rapidly replenishes its iron stores.

Who May Benefit from Iron Infusion:

  • Severe Iron Deficiency Anemia: Individuals with severe iron deficiency anemia who cannot tolerate or absorb oral iron supplements may benefit greatly from iron infusion.

  • Chronic Conditions: Patients with chronic conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, or gastrointestinal surgeries that affect iron absorption may also benefit from iron infusion.

  • Pregnant Women: Pregnant women with iron deficiency anemia, particularly in cases where oral supplements are not well-tolerated, may receive iron infusion to support both their health and the health of the developing fetus.

Please contact our friendly reception team on 02 88650 650 or book an appointment online now.

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Victor Lam
Victor Lam
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Cherie Ho
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Alex Smith
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Leanne T
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Michael Burnyeat
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Healthzone Barwell
Medical Centre

Suite 16, 7/9 Barwell Ave,
Castle Hill NSW 2154

Phone: 02 8865 0650

Email: office@hzmc.com.au

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