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Cancer: Colon board

  1. Reaction to chemo treatment
    ... In my case, I get Nuelasta (white cell booster), Aranesp (red cell booster), Coumadin (anti-coagulant), numerous...

  2. Starting Chemo on Monday-Reason starting back to work 6/16 & Insurance ?s
    ... them to me, my H&H went up, since they gave me the aranesp shot on Monday instead of procrit-so I can get it...

Cancer: Kidney board

  1. Kidney Cancer Warriors Part Two
    ... and they gave him an injection of something called " Aranesp " that is supposed to make the bones produce more blood...

Leukemia board

  1. lgl leukemia
    ... Procrit or aranesp make the red blood cells multipy and in effect put...

Lymphomas board

  1. 2 steps forward....3 back.....
    ... they would be giving packed RBCs or else an ESP like Aranesp . What's your bone marrow involvement %? That...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Caution: Fleets and ACE inhibitors = acute kidney failure
    ... requiring me to be on the renal diet, get injections of Aranesp to stimulate my red blood cell production, IV infusions...

  2. Caution when using Fleets as colonoscopy prep! Causes kidney failure!
    ... for red blood cell production. I get injections of Aranesp (at nearly a thousand a pop) to stimulate red blood...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. Warning: Fleets + Ace inhibitors = Kidney Failure
    ... difficult), get injections of a synthetic hormone called Aranesp because my kidneys don't make the hormone that is...

Anemia board

  1. Iron Injections
    ... a while for your iron supply to build up. I take Aranesp 100 mcg. I am diabetic and a kidney transplant of...

  2. ESA's
    ... Should an ESA such as Procrit or Aranesp be given after chemotherapy is completed?If so,for ... completed chemo in July 2007 and was continued on Aranesp through December,then after being hospitalized in...

  3. oxygen therapy for chest pain & headache?
    ... leary. I also am anemic and I am being treated with Aranesp and would much rather have a shot than a blood transfusion...

  4. Anemia with few symtoms...Scared & confused
    ... required immediate transfusions). However, I am on Aranesp 2x a month which helps to boost the hemoglobin but ... experiencing some of this right now. Besides the aranesp , I take Foltx every day. I try to get lots of sleep...

  5. Hemolytic Anemia Treatments
    ... I have been on procrit and now aranesp for about 3 years. The only other meds I take for ... my chronic hemolytic anemia are foltx. Aranesp boots my HgB to a degree unless I have a viral infection...

  6. Normal Iron but low hematocrit, hemoglobin and RBC....
    ... being treated for thrombocytopenia anemia, taking aranesp injections and getting blood transfusions. She ... not. You've probably seen ads on TV for procrit. Aranesp is the same type injection to help build the blood ... failure which is also causing less kidney function, then Aranesp is used. The injections help keep the hemocrit and...

  7. A question about Thalassemia...
    ... still. My treatment consists of an injection of Aranesp every 3-4 weeks, and an IV iron infusion every couple ... week, then once every two weeks, and finally, when Aranesp came on the market, once every 3-4 weeks. Hope ... because this treatment is not cheap. One injection of Aranesp costs $1200! I thank God I had insurance when diagnosed ... achy all over, as if coming down with the flu. The Aranesp just makes me sleepy. And the iron infusions just...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Caution: Fleets + ACE inhibitors = Kidney Failure
    ... restrictive), get injections of the synthetic hormone Aranesp for my red blood cell deficiency (my kidneys no longer...

Fibromyalgia board

  1. Hi fibro family....my latest news!!
    ... proud of him he is doing so well. Had to get the aranesp shot for his low red blood cells this time. Talk...

Kidney Disorders board

  1. Need Advice Please
    ... tired but am also anemic and am taking injections of aranesp to boost my hemoglobin. I want to wait for dialysis...

  2. Colonoscopy and reduced kidney function
    ... kidney disease? I do, so I get the injections of Aranesp to boost my red blood cells, but from time to time...

  3. 14 month old with Chronic Kidney Disease
    ... feel tired, dizzy, and fuzzy brained. However, I get Aranesp injections for the anemia, and when they kick in and...

  4. 15+ point drop in GFR in 6 months??
    ... workup is CBT and BMP, and I have to get injections of Aranesp and IV of iron when my blood work indicates. Is your...
    ... workup is CBT and BMP, and I have to get injections of Aranesp and IV of iron when my blood work indicates. Is your...
    ... blood cell production. So, I have to get injections of Aranesp to artificially stimulate epo production, and sometimes ... have blood work once a month (to know what doseage of Aranesp I need), and to see him every 2 to 3 months. We were...

  5. Can't sit back, can't get comfy
    ... problelms associated with no red blood cells. (see my Aranesp post). But, I was wondering: does anybody else notice...
    ... problelms associated with no red blood cells. (see my Aranesp post). But, I was wondering: does anybody else notice...

  6. UPJ w/ retrocaval ureter
    ... into the low 20's, so they put me on injections of Aranesp every 2 weeks. It doesn't bring me all the way up...

  7. Someone please scream for me
    ... have it with kidney failure. I take injections of aranesp which do help give me more energy.Anyway, it is quite...
    ... little pooped today-- they tried to lower my dosage of Aranesp , and I can feel that my hematocrit level has dropped...

  8. I'm a new kid
    ... failure. I'm on the renal diet (yuk) and injections of Aranesp for the anemia. My functional kidney level is 28...
    ... Hi, Allie! I had another injection of aranesp today, so should be feeling stronger in a few days...

  9. Sign of kidney failure?
    ... failure from diabetes and anemia for which I take aranesp . Please help. Oh and I also take a high dose of diovan...
    ... had anything to do with the kidneys. He has me on Aranesp and my hemocrit is improving. But I will ask him...
    ... other blood lab test. He also gave me another shot of aranesp as my hemocrit is still only at 29. It had been 31 ... the severe nosebleed might have lowered it. So the aranesp brings it up and then it lowers itself again. I am ... was 26.6 last October. But I have been having the aranesp injections sine late Oct. I would think they would...
    ... had your iron levels checked? Maybe the reason the aranesp isn't working is due to low iron in your system. The ... iron to build red blood cells. In addition to the aranesp I also receive iron infusions. Many people with kidney...

  10. Kidney Failure
    ... Anyway, the anemia is treatable with drugs like Epo, Aranesp or Procrit. I'm not sure what they're called in the...

  11. Kidney Failure Questions
    ... be treated by the doctors with injections (epo or aranesp or procrit) and she may be given iron as well. Sometimes...

  12. Kidneys getting worse
    ... the disease is reversing. Definitely go with the aranesp . It is an excellent drug, and the better they treat...

  13. Saw Nephrologist Today
    ... little or no reaction to drugs like procrit, epo and aranesp . The good news is that you will feel tremendously...

  14. Worried sick about my Kidneys, need help
    ... nephrologist may recommend on of these drugs: epo, aranesp , procrit. There are a lot of these types of things...

Family & Friends of Cancer Patients board

  1. daughter post chemo but having problem
    ... Leucovorin, and Oxaliplatin, they also give me neulasta and aranesp to help my blood counts. A few days after my first...