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  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...
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  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...
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  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...
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  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...
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  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...
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  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...
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  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...
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