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Procrit for Anemia
Jul 19, 2003
... I have become very anemic due to a combo therapy of medications that I take for Hepatitis C. ... (2 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)
... I know two people who have had the procrit shots - and the pain they felt was in their bones after they had the shots. I get the same pain from N-Plate - I think 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... (2 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)
... 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)
Procrit for Anemia
Jul 21, 2003
... That all depends on the type of anemia one has. There are a lot of different reasons for anemia. I frequently suffer from anemia due to a wicked issue with iron deficiency. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... The drug Procrit is used for anemia in aids, cancer and hepatitis C paitents due to the strong medication that they take for therapy. ... (3 replies)
... I know Procrit does boost red cell production, which would account for the higher hemoglobin. I bet you feel worlds better at 12.7 than at 8. I have hemolytic anemia and sometimes my hemoglobin goes low, and it makes me feel awful. ... (1 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)
... 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)
... Has anyone here with hemolytic anemia been treated with Procrit also known as Epogen? ... (3 replies)
... eeg 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)
... Hey Jackie Now I know I am losing it I just typed this long reply to your post and then for some reason lost the whole thing :( and now I am retyping it and trying to remember what I wrote and thats not easy with the memory that I no longer have LOL Glad to hear the news about the predisone thats what I am taking 20mg a day and I can relate to the side affects, but... (9 replies)
... Thank you for sharing! ... (28 replies)
... blood count came back up to normal and a number of my other blood chemistry readings including my calcium level. The edema in my legs after about 1 month on the PROCRIT drug went away. ... (67 replies)


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