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Can Procrit Help With HIV

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Procrit and you being HIV+

Hey Dr.Bob,Where have you been....site says you are "temporarily unavailable". What the hell does that mean?Can Procrit be taken orally? My doc said he was going to prescribe it and I thought it was a shot. The nurse said probably he would call in a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...up the body's red-blood-cell-making machinery. Procrit has an excellent track record for both efficacy and safety in treating HIV-associated anemia. It does not have drug-drug interactions, and side effects are essentially nonexistent. (Identical... Read more »

Procrit and my HIV meds

Hey Dr. Bob,Forgot to ask my doctor (and don't really trust her antway).... will Procrit interact... Read more »

Hepatitis - Fatigue - Procrit

My husband is presently on Rebetron Therapy for Hepatitis C and the fatigue is worse than ever. He... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Drug Warning: Counterfeiting of Procrit

...primarily for the treatment of anemia associated with chemotherapy, chronic renal failure (pre-dialysis), zidovudine treatment in HIV patients, and patients undergoing elective, noncardiac, nonvascular surgery. Based upon the evidence we have... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Counterfeit Procrit Alert

...production of red blood cells in humans to treat severe anemia, and is indicated for some people with anemia related to treatment for HIV/AIDS. As a result of investigative review and laboratory testing performed by FDA, and in cooperation with... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Issues Alert About Counterfeit Procrit

...drug was discovered after laboratory testing and an investigative review. Procrit is used to treat severe anemia brought on by HIV, chemotherapy, and other conditions or procedures that attack red blood cells. There are three lots of the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm experiencing fatigue and have stopped caffeine months ago to help rid insomnia. Does anyone know any natural remedies which works that I might try? Thanks Read more »

traveling with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Traveling with HIV I got a new job where I will be traveling a little bit in Europe. Of course I won't tell the airlines or customs that I have Read more »