An iron infusion is a procedure where a medication – Iron is delivered directly into a vein in your arm. At Highgate Health we administer all iron infusions by diluting the medication into a saline solution and administer it with an Infusion pump.
How do I prepare for an Iron Infusion?
Your doctor will give you specific instructions for preparing for your iron infusion treatment.
Some basic things you can do to prepare on the day of your infusion include:
– eat normally, as there is no need to fast for an iron infusion. – be well hydrated. – wear comfortable / loose clothes. – take your regular medications. – be prepared to have a small needle put in your arm or hand. – have next of kin details available in case you have an adverse reaction.