Iron Infusions

Merindah Medical Centre provides Iron Infusions to the Hills District.

What is an Iron Infusion?

An iron infusion is a minor one-hour procedure that involves injecting an iron-containing medicine directly into the bloodstream, in order to circulate and reach the organs that require iron to function normally.

Why might you need an Iron Infusion?

Iron Infusions are administered to treat cases of anemia, and iron deficiency without anemia. It can be used to rapidly raise and increase iron levels.

How to book an Iron Infusion?

To book an iron infusion please call reception on 9624 9222. A consultation with a doctor is required prior to booking in your iron infusion. In this consultation your recent blood test results will be discussed, if you are a new patient to the practice please bring a copy of the most recent blood test results. The doctor will then provide a script for ferinject/ Monofer which can be purchased from the chemist behind us or at a chemist of your choice. Iron infusions can not be booked online.

How Much does an Iron Infusion cost?

The Iron infusion costs $200. For patients with a valid Medicare card a rebate of up to $76.95 will be provided. Our receptionists can claim the rebate on your behalf at the time of your appointment.

How long will my appointment take?

Please allow approximately 1 hour 30 minutes for your appointment

The day of your appointment
  • Take an antihistamine (e.g claratyne) at least 1 hour prior to your appointment.
  • You can still eat and drink before your appointment.
  • Please wear loose / comfortable clothing to your appointment
  • Bring the ferinject/ Monofer to your appointment