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How soon after starting Venofer will my symptoms improve?

It may take 10 days or longer before you feel the full benefits of Venofer (iron sucrose), an injectable solution given to treat iron-deficiency anemia in adults who have chronic kidney disease. That's because it may take a while for red blood cell production to increase enough to improve your anemia symptoms.  
Iron is vital to helping your red blood cells transport oxygen throughout your body and to your brain. When you don't have enough iron in your blood, you may develop iron-deficiency anemia, a condition that can make you look pale and feel tired, weak and dizzy. Iron-deficiency anemia is common in people with chronic kidney disease.

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