Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia — a condition in which blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body's tissues.
As the name implies, iron deficiency anemia is due to insufficient iron. Without enough iron, your body can't produce enough of a substance in red blood cells that enables them to carry oxygen (hemoglobin). As a result, iron deficiency anemia may leave you tired and short of breath.
You can usually correct iron deficiency anemia with iron supplementation. We offer both oral and IV forms of iron replacement therapies.
There are two formulations of IV iron we use:
A decision is made by your referring doctor or your hematologist as to which iron replacement therapy is best suited for your iron deficiency.
Click on the buttons to the right to learn more about each of these two infusional iron replacement therapies.