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How Do I Get A Prescription For Procrit

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Anemia from Ribavirin: Ideas to get Procrit??

Hi Dr Bob and Welcome back home.I am six months into treatment for my Hep C-- genotype 1a. (I have been clean nearly ten years.) My viral load was high--approx 30,000,000 but i was happy to learn the virus was already "undetectable" at 12...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Kaylynn,There were a few clinical trials open using Procrit to treat anemic complications resulting from Hep C combination therapy, but I'm not sure if enrollment is still open or not. Ask the doctor who is prescribing your Hep C therapy... Read more »

Self administered Procrit?

Hi! My Dr. informed me yesterday that I have developed anemia, most likely as a result of AZT. He... Read more »

Oral Procrit?

Hey Dr. Bob,I've been HIV positive for nearly as long as you have and I've been following... Read more »
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An Overview of Epoetin Alfa (Epogen, Procrit)

eh-POH-ee-tin Brand Name: Epogen, Procrit Other Name(s): EPO, Epoetin alpha, Epoetina alfa, Epoyetina alfa, Eprex, Erythropoietin-alfa, recombinant, r-HuEPO Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Epoetin alfa is a man-made... 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 - 40,000 units/mL, Expiration 10-2004 P004677 -... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Issues Alert About Counterfeit Procrit

In a statement issued 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... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Drug Warning: Counterfeiting of Procrit

Original Letter (June 6, 2002) Additional Counterfeit Lot (June 7, 2002) This is the re-typed text of a letter from Ortho Biotech Products, L.P. . Contact the company for a copy of any referenced enclosures. Original Letter Dear Health... Read more »
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Illegal Prescriptions

Posted by kim_b, 1 Reply
Recently, my pharmacist has bben filling my prescriptions at a discounted price....this seems wonderful considering how expensive my HMO is regarding these meds. However, I never paid any attention to my pill bottles, and noticed that this is the... Read more »

Prescription Insurance Emergency

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As a worker for the NYC government, I am finding that our medical plans cover less and less for prescriptions. The plan I am in now will not cover me adequately at all -- it has a $3,000 cap -- and I really need to know if there is anyone who can... Read more »

"Prescription coupon".

Posted by raymondadams, 1 Reply
Text TXTCPN to 386266 to get a pharmaceutical coupon sent to you that works
at CVS and Wal-mart.
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Privacy of Pharmacy Prescription Files

Posted by Anonymous
If you are HIV-positive or have AIDS, and your prescription or medical information has been sold or disclosed by your pharmacy without your knowledge or permission, your privacy rights may have been violated, depending on the laws of the state where... Read more »