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Procrit Dose

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procrit dose and Bush's sex education plans

Hey there, What's up Doc?Say, my doc is starting me on Procrit. What's the best starting dose? My doc said something like 40 or maybe even 400 to start. Is that right? Sounds like a lot to me.Next do you think Bush's push for abstinence only sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Zoltan,First off, cool name!Neither 40 nor 400 is a recommended starting dose for Procrit. These may sound like a lot, but in reality are way too low. The correct recommended starting dose is 40,000 units once per week. Read more »

PROCRIT HMO CUT BACK?

Hey Dr. Bob,I'm new to this HMO bullshit. My doc wants to cut my Procrit from 3 times a week to... Read more »

Procrit Thank You

Hi Dr. Bob,I am an hiv + female, and have recently started Procrit thanks to your help. I had been... Read more »
Articles
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. 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

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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Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

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Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships". I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »