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    Old 12-30-2008, 07:18 PM   #1
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    Gastric Bypass, Anemia, Ferrlecit >Is there an alternative to Ferrlecit?

    Hi, I had a gastric bypass in 2002 and then unfortunately a colon resection 2 days later due to gangrene. I donít absorb much of anything, with the little bit of stomach and colon I have left> especially IRON. I have been being treated with Ferrlecit, but I have had horrible allergic reactions to it, all included tightening in my chest and my throat closing. Each week when I return for another treatment they give me benadryl and steroids prior to the treatment to prevent the allergy. I went for a treatment again today, the benadryl put me to sleep in the chair and I was awakened by my throat closing. They shot me with

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    Old 02-24-2010, 05:09 AM   #2
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    Re: Gastric Bypass, Anemia, Ferrlecit >Is there an alternative to Ferrlecit?

    hi anemicjenn
    i have also had a by pass in 2005. i have done pretty good with it expect that i have also lost my vita's/ i hope that you treatments are going better. mine start tomorrow on thursday.

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