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Procrit Side Effects

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New Procrit?

Dear Dr. Bob,Heard through the grapevine there was a new Procrit called Arinest or something like that. Searched the archives and didn't see it. Can you fill us in? Dosing? Scheduling? Better side effect profile? What's up you stud you?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Well, you were close. It's Aranesp, not Arinest. I'm sure Google tried its best to locate it for you. O.K., so what is it? Well, its technical name is darbepoetin alfa. (Just as Procrit's technical name is epoetin alfa.) Aranesp... Read more »

Procrit injections

Hi,I already have to give myself injections for my hepatitis meds, now I need to start on Procrit... Read more »

Procrit

He Dr. Bob,Haven't been here for a while as all has been going well since you helped... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
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 »
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Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm experiencing fatigue and have stopped caffeine months ago to help rid insomnia. Does anyone know any natural remedies which works that I might try?

Thanks


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Super Duper Doctor Wanted

Posted by Anonymous
It's me - MrsScott again. Hubby's blood counts went down so low he had to have a blood transfusion. My frustration is: he actually knew what was going on with himself ahead of time because of how much research he's been doing. He asked for... Read more »

traveling with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Traveling with HIV

I got a new job where I will be traveling a little bit in Europe.
Of course I won't tell the airlines or customs that I have HIV
but I will be carrying medications. Does anyone have any
experience with this? Can they stop me and... Read more »