Cosmofer gave me an anaphylactic reaction, so I wouldn't touch Venofer with a bargepole.
I was able to tolerate Ferinject and had it given over two infusions rather than one. As far as I remember it helped with my anaemia symptoms pretty much immediately (leg issues and breathlessness when walking). It might have given me more energy, I don't remember. I'm always braindead nowadays though, anyway - I mean, I've forgotten what it's like to not
Dx Crohn's in summer of 2000. (Yay )
Tried and failed: 5-ASAs, azathioprine, 6MP, Remicade, methotrexate, Humira, various diets.
Had surgery Feb '13 - subtotal colectomy with end ileostomy. First thing to put me into remission in 13 years.
Had second surgery 10th July '15 to reverse the stoma and connect the ileum to the rectum. Feeling rough.