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  1. How do you know if you have anemia?
    ... has me on a program where I get a series of shots ( Procrit ) to help improve my anemia. Four shots 1/week then...
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  2. New Need help understanding Mom's numbers
    ... hemoglobin was 5.2 then 5.5 now 4.9. She is taking Procrit along with iron. Does it make sence that if the RBC...
    ... hemoglobin was 5.2 then 5.5 now 4.9. She is taking Procrit along with iron. Does it make sence that if the RBC...
    ... transfusions? I have not heard good things about Procrit on this board. I think that your assumption is right ... be my ~guess~ that the RBC's are responding to the Procrit therapy and the Hgb will respond to iron much slower...
    ... encouragement to those whose situation may be similar Procrit and the expertice of the Cleveland Clinic team saved...
    ... wounds. Before and after the treatment she was getting procrit daily and now she is getting procrit once a week. ... As a matter of fact I think they should stop the procrit and see what happens. I wouldn't think it would be...
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  3. ESA's
    ... Should an ESA such as Procrit or Aranesp be given after chemotherapy is completed ... then after being hospitalized in January,was given a Procrit injection 1 hour before being released from the hospital...
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  4. Procrit-Hurry-Should I request autopsy?
    ... more energy. Why did they give him 40,000 units of Procrit 30 minutes before releasing him? He bled to death ... RBC goes below 10.0,the insurance company pays for Procrit .He didn't need it and now he is DEAD...
    ... My mother died in August 2007 after receiving procrit . The drug is VERY dangerous and should be taken off ... others who have had family members die after receiving procrit injections....
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  5. Procrit Injection
    ... why you were so low on hemoglobin and iron? I know Procrit does boost red cell production, which would account...
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  6. Newly Anemic
    ... hemoglobin is usually between a 7.5 and a 9.0. I take procrit shots twice a week. I had this anemia all my life...
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  7. swollen ankle
    ... Which is CDA Type II Anemia. I also take shots of procrit that cause edema. Now what to do.... Elevate your...
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  8. Auto Immune hymolyptic aneamia (AIHA)
    ... thing they can do if you get really low is a shot of Procrit . It boosts your bone marrow to up the production of...
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  9. help decipher my results?
    ... in the right direction. he said they might give me procrit to boost the red blood cells-ever heard of that? also...
    ... was only 2. We'll see how it goes. I have heard of Procrit used to boost up the RBC count. I have a good friend...
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  10. AIHA and Fever
    ... this blood disorder. Definitely going to ask about procrit , wondering if it is anything like intragam which puts...
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  11. RBC, HGB,. HCT are low
    ... wouldn't come up with iron treatment. They put her on Procrit shots once or twice a month and now she's like a new...
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  12. AIHA & B12 shots
    ... treatment I've heard for helping boost AIHA is the shot Procrit , which stimulates your bone marrow to make it produce...
    ... on a higher dose. My doctor has never mentioned procrit . I still haven't talked to him about the B-12 either...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Prednisone procrit

  13. could intravenous iron last a year?
    ... helped her iron deficiency for some reason was the Procrit shots. Good Luck!:)...
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  14. Iron Supplements
    ... better with the oral supplements and had to go on Procrit shots to get better. Best of luck! :)...
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  15. Hemolytic Anemia Treatments
    ... anyone here with hemolytic anemia been treated with Procrit also known as Epogen? They stimulate the bone marrow...
    ... read. You will definately find some that have been on Procrit . I wish you well. Kindly, Les...
    ... I have been on procrit and now aranesp for about 3 years. The only other...
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  16. Hemaglobin levels
    ... not lymphoma, I'm hoping they'll give me a shot of Procrit or raise my dose of Prednisone to get my count up...
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  17. Re: Hemolytic Anaemia
    ... finally one that works. But am curious about this procrit about to go have a look of the threads for some info...
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  18. Chronic Anemia?
    ... taking iron. My hematologist prescribes a drug called Procrit for me. I have my blood drawn once a week. The lab ... if I need a shot. I am allowed to give myself the Procrit shot at home which saves me alot of timed sitting ... The problem I'm facing is that since starting the Procrit , my H&H numbers have never risen to normal. I think ... grateful that my insurance covers the cost of the Procrit - it is extremely expensive! The symptoms that I...
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  19. Normal Iron but low hematocrit, hemoglobin and RBC....
    ... together or not. You've probably seen ads on TV for procrit . Aranesp is the same type injection to help build...
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  20. A question about Thalassemia...
    ... stores drop below normal. I began with having to have Procrit injections twice a week, then as my blood work became ... problems I've had have been some minor side effects. The Procrit made me achy all over, as if coming down with the...
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  21. What kind of anemia is this?
    ... inability to make enough red blood cells. She put me on Procrit and it has helped me as long as I take my shot about ... weeks. Thank goodness for my pharmacy insurance!! Procrit is very, very expensive. I'll go to the lab every ... results. The nurse then tells me if I shoud take my Procrit or not. Sometimes I can go 3 weeks between shots...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone procrit

  22. Procrit Injections?
    ... Procrit injections are only for very specified types of anemia...
    ... I used to have Procrit injections for the same reason you did....because...
    ... Hi, I give myself my own Procrit injections at home when my H&H goes below a certain...
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  23. depression and anemia
    ... have you asked your doctor about procrit or epotin, they help your production of red blood...
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  24. Procrit and has it helped anyone here
    ... anemia. I suffer from the iron deficiency variety so Procrit wouldn't help me. I can make blood as long as I have...
    ... hemolytic anemia and I was given numberous shots of procrit and it didn't help me at all?...
    ... I have been taking procrit for 3 weeks now and I don't see any change. In a...
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  25. Here we go again!
    ... counts are up (which I am holding a 10) wait for my procrit shot and leave. I think its time for some new test...
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  26. autoimmune hemolytic anemia
    ... cheeks!!!! Two weeks ago the doctor started me on procrit , I go in to have my blood drawn to make sure my count...
    ... 25lbs since august 2003. I also have been receiving Procrit shots for the anemia but I don't feel any better?...
    ... 8, the week before it was 10.1 and I am receiving Procrit shots to help make new red blood cells, but this will...
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  27. anemia and gastric bypass
    ... with low red blood cell anemia and is being given procrit shots. She has not had chemo-therapy for this to...
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  28. WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF YOUR ANEMIA?
    ... off predisone(40mg) I also just starting receiving Procrit (shots) 2 weeks ago to help my body make red blood...
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  29. Still anemic...help!!
    ... would come slightly up then back down. I am now on Procrit injections once weekly. My Hgb is coming up 1 point ... the Rituxin causes blood counts to fall. I hope the Procrit continues to work. Hope you can find something that...
    ... Do they only give Procrit for cancer-related anemias? I had thought I heard ... that somewhere, but I'm not too familiar with Procrit so I could be way off. I wonder why my hematologist...
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  30. Iron Sucrose/and Malabsorption?
    ... back that I have chronic anemia disease he said only Procrit will work but some people it doesn't work for and ... I might be one of them because I have had alot of Procrit while in the hospital and it didn't help at all. I...
    ... for you too. Also, I find it hard to believe that Procrit is the ONLY option for you, and if it doesn't work...
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  31. what do you do about anemia???
    ... The drug Procrit is used for anemia in aids, cancer and hepatitis C ... for therapy. You might want to ask your doctor about Procrit . There are little of no side effects of this drug...
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  32. Procrit for Anemia
    ... iron deficiency. No iron = no new red blood cells. Procrit wouldn't help with that. I get periodic IV infusions ... blood if all of the ingredients are present. I know Procrit is used extensively for patients with cancer as their ... oxygen supply to the muscles during competition. Procrit is also very expensive and insurance companies can ... nurses or your pharmacist for other conditions in which Procrit is given?...
    ... edications that I take for Hepatitis C. Does anyone take procrit for their anemia problem and if so, has taking the ... procrit helped to rid the anemia? If not taking the procrit ... seeing in the last 2 months just started giving me procrit thank god the insurance co. okayed it. Haven't really...
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  33. common symptoms of anemia- what are yours?
    ... including a bone marrow biopsy to try me oon the drug PROCRIT . 10,000 I.U. per weak initially. My red blood count ... level. The edema in my legs after about 1 month on the PROCRIT drug went away. The doctor tried reducing the PROCRIT ... count and anticipate the MD raising the amount of the PROCRIT above the 10,000 i.u. per weak. I am considering a...
    ... with on going anemia. I wish I had answers for you. Procrit seems to be working for you as long as your taking...
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  34. cold agglutinins
    ... currently on danazol, cytoxin, prenisone and he gets procrit shots and IVIG every three weeks. He is averaging...
    ... prednisone since Aug. and have had hemoglobin drip, procrit shots, but nothing has brought my blood counts up...
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