Our bodies need iron to make haemoglobin found commonly in our red blood cells. If your iron level is low, you may feel tired, lethargic and unable to carry out your daily activities. It is important to first find out why your iron level is low.
Low iron levels may be corrected by taking iron in tablet or liquid form my mouth. However, some people may not tolerate this method, or it may not help to correct your low levels quickly.
In some people, the oral treatment may fail. Therefore, some people may require getting iron through an intravenous (IV) drip.
This can be done safely in the rooms especially with ferinject injection (a form of iron given through the veins). FERINJECT is an intravenous iron preparation, a medicine that is used in the treatment of iron deficiency conditions. It contains iron in the form of ferric carboxymaltose, an iron carbohydrate compound.