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How Long Does Procrit Stay In Your Body

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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...blood its red color. HGB carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. If you have anemia, your body doesn't get enough blood that carries oxygen. Anemia can be mild, moderate, or severe. It can also be temporary or a longer-lasting problem. With severe or long-lasting anemia, the lack of oxygen in the blood can damage the heart, brain, and other organs of the body. Very severe anemia may even cause death. At first anemia can be so...
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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
...down, but apparently the powers at large have decided to keep it up and running for now a decision I certainly applaud!No, Procrit cannot be taken orally. I'm not sure why the nurse told you it could, but she is definitely mistaken. Procrit is... Read more »

Unexpected changes in VL & Blood counts after PROCRIT

Hello, and thank you for this site, and for the information that you provide. I receive the updates weekly and find them quite helpful. I have a great doctor who is just as concerned about my health as I am, and together we decided last summer to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Alabama,Let me address the Procrit question first. Procrit (Epoetin alfa) is FDA-approved for the treatment of AZT-induced anemia in HIV-positive individuals. When Read more »

How long does Procrit take to work?

Shortly after starting HAART meds -- Norvir boosted Crixivan and Combivir. I'm also taking Dapsone for OI prevention -- my hemoglobin dropped from 14+ to 9. I started getting Procrit injections. After the first 6 weeks there was little difference,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prime suspect. Combivir does contain AZT, which is well known to suppress the production of red blood cells in some people. Procrit is definitely indicated for this type of anemia, and is generally highly effective. So why might this not be... Read more »

anemia?

Hey Dude,Have you ever been anemic? Did you use Procrit if you were? I read you posting everyday and have learned more from you than all my docs combined. Is it true what they say about Italians?Love to love ya baby,Pete
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Pete,Well yes, I was anemic once a long time ago. It was not related to HIV. In fact, it occurred while I was in college. They were having a blood drive of some sort Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...stavudine (d4T), retrovir (AZT) or efavirenz (Sustiva,) talk to your doctor about changing medications. However, it can take a long time to reverse changes in body shape. Implants or injections are the only way to deal with sunken cheeks. These... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

... What Are Body Composition Tests? Anthropometry Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Body Mass Index (BMI) Computerized Tomography Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...lactic acid in your blood (lactic acidosis) Metabolic changes cannot be seen without lab tests, but can cause seriouslong-term health problems. Increased levels of cholesterol and triglycerides can put you at a higherrisk of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...the flow and balance of energy along these meridians. Traditional Chinese medicine is at least 2,500 years old. It views the human body as a system of energy flows. When these flows are balanced, the body is healthy. Practitioners take their... Read more »
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outside the body

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ok so experts please tell me how long HIV can last outside the body in a bodilyfluid or blood ? and is easy transferrable if outside the body at say 2-3 hours ? Read more »