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Procrit Dosages

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frozen procrit

what is the risk of using frozen procrit? I had to have my dosage Fedexed overseas to my hotel (forgot to pack it) and it probably was in the cargo bay of the airplane for 8+ hours....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Procrit should be stored at temperatures between 36 degrees and 46 degrees Fahrenheit (2 to 8 degrees Celsius). It should not be frozen or shaken vigorously.I would recommend you arrange to get a fresh supply of Procrit. It's readily... Read more »

(emergency) question re: Procrit

Diagnosed poz in May 03, started regimen of Sustiva and Combivir on Labor Day weekend. Barring... Read more »

BONE MARROW GROWTH DISORDER AND PROCRIT

Dear Sir: After being diagnoised with pernicious anemia and a B12 deficiency my family doctor sent... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

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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