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Do I Need To Take Procrit

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Medicare user need procrit shots in Australia

I am an American citizen on medicare. I receive 40,000 units of procrit weekly for anemia. I will be in Australia for a month. How do I get procrit shots (or keep my anemia under control) at a reasonable cost? For reference, I was just out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi George,Talk to the physician who routinely prescribes your Procrit. He should be able to arrange a way for you to get your shots on schedule, particularly because you can self inject this mediation. Read more »

Is Procrit a Steroid? I NEED TO KNOW RIGHT NOW !!!!!

DOCTOR,IS PROCRIT A STEROID? I NEED TO KNOW RIGHT NOW. I'VE ASKED MY DOC BUT HE JUST GIVES ME THE... Read more »

procrit and condoms

Hey Dr. Bob,Looks like I may need Procrit to treat my anemia but my practitioner (not an MD) says... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Issues Alert About Counterfeit Procrit

...Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned health workers and patients to watch for a counterfeit version of the drug Procrit. Deemed ineffective and contaminated with bacteria that pose a potential significant risk to patients, the... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Drug Warning: Counterfeiting of Procrit

...Professional: Ortho Biotech Products, L.P. (OBPLP) recently became aware of the existence of counterfeit drug product labeled as PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa)* 40,000 U/mL vials in four-pack boxes, lot number P002641 and expiration September 2003.... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Counterfeit Procrit Alert

...unscrupulous counterfeiting activities, FDA's Office of Criminal Investigation has uncovered the existence of contaminated counterfeit Procrit, also known as epoetin alfa. Procrit is used to stimulate the production of red blood cells in humans... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Warning, Counterfeit Procrit (Epoetin Alfa)

...On March 12 the U.S. FDA and Ortho Biotech warned of counterfeit Procrit, which is dangerous because the batches found are not sterile, and have no active ingredient. The lot numbers are: P007645 - Read more »
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