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... I have hemolytic anemia and I was given numberous shots of procrit and it didn't help me at all? ... (3 replies)
Procrit for Anemia
Jul 19, 2003
... Does anyone take procrit for their anemia problem and if so, has taking the procrit helped to rid the anemia? ... (2 replies)
... levels. I do have an undetermined autoimmune disease that is looking mostly like lupus and I'm on prednisone 5mg a day for lung problems. I've had major surgery to repair broken bones due to my severe osteoporosis and have always needed transfusions. ... (2 replies)

... My mother is 88 years old and extremely limited vision. She was diagnosed with sideroblastic anemia several years ago. She previously used 10,000 units of Procrit and 40,000 units of Procrit and had severe reactions to it both times. ... (0 replies)
... Depends upon the type of anemia. I suffer from the iron deficiency variety so Procrit wouldn't help me. ... (3 replies)
... 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 or some other stressor. It is expensive but my insurance covers it. ... (3 replies)
... have you asked your doctor about procrit or epotin, they help your production of red blood cells. ... (3 replies)
... I have an immune deficiency so maybe the anemia is expected, but for the life of me I can't get anyone to address it. ... (1 replies)
Chronic Anemia?
May 31, 2006
... I am one of those people with anemia caused by "process of disease", something that I still don't fully understand. I have auto immune disease including rhuematoid arthritis and scleroderma. ... (7 replies)
... The hemotologist that I have been seeing in the last 2 months just started giving me procrit thank god the insurance co. okayed it. ... (2 replies)
... Today I got my first Procrit Injection and will have to get them every week cause I was told I had anemia. My hemogolbin is low and I am not producing red blood cells in the bone marrow. ... (2 replies)
... Procrit injections are only for very specified types of anemia. They are generally not used for people with iron deficiency anemia as most can make blood just fine as long as all the ingredients are present. ... (6 replies)
... I have ITP and Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia, and my hema doesn't care about my hemoglobin levels unless they are like 7. When I hit 10, I feel lousy. ... (1 replies)
... msterious99--Welcome to the boards! I have only seen one post on this board myself regarding these shots, so I don't believe there is too much information here. You can use the ~search box~ located at the top of this screen and use key word Procrit shots, see what others (that have taken these shots) experience. Take care. FLFG :) (2 replies)
... t you inject the medicine. If I do it slow enough it doesn't burn, but if I try to inject it too fast...LOOK OUT! It can feel like multiple bee stings. I have anemia that is caused by multiple disease process and auto immune disease. ... (6 replies)
... I'm always cold too. I have anemia but also have a very very low heart rate as well. So my circulation is a problem. ... (4 replies)
... anything that messes with the bone marrow can cause discomfort in the bones. IT's nothing that can't be handled with Tylenol, but do be aware that it can happen. And yes, my friends got the shots once a week or every two weeks, depending on what their counts were. Both of them had Lupus, and thats why they needed the shots. ... (2 replies)
... Do they know why you were so low on hemoglobin and iron? ... (1 replies)
... Has anyone here with hemolytic anemia been treated with Procrit also known as Epogen? ... (3 replies)
... Hey Debeeg I know what it feels like I am slowly being weaned off the Prednisone down to 20mg aday and have gained 25lbs since august 2003. I also have been receiving Procrit shots for the anemia but I don't feel any better? ... (9 replies)

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