What are indications for treating with IV iron?

By William Aird

  • Patients intolerant or not responding to oral iron.
  • When there is a need for a quick recovery in patients with iron deficiency anemia.
  • Patients taking erythropoiesis stimulating agent (ESA), for example those with anemia of chronic kidney disease.
  • Patients with inflammatory bowel disease inflammatory bowel disease and iron deficiency anemia.