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Chronic kidney disease patients often receive maintenance doses of IV iron...such as iron sucrose (Venofer) or sodium ferric gluconate (Ferrlecit).
And now more anemic patients withOUT kidney disease will get IV iron. For example, IV iron may be used in patients who can't absorb oral forms, such as after bariatric surgery...or to avoid blood transfusions.