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Should I Take Procrit If I Have Hiv

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Procrit and you being HIV+

Hey Dr.Bob,Where have you 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
...up the body's red-blood-cell-making machinery. Procrit has an excellent track record for both efficacy and safety in treating HIV-associated anemia. It does not have drug-drug interactions, and side effects are essentially nonexistent. (Identical... Read more »

Procrit and my HIV meds

Hey Dr. Bob,Forgot to ask my doctor (and don't really trust her antway).... will Procrit interact... Read more »


He Dr. Bob,Haven't been here for a while as all has been going well since you helped straighten out... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Issues Alert About Counterfeit Procrit

...drug was discovered after laboratory testing and an investigative review. Procrit is used to treat severe anemia brought on by HIV, chemotherapy, and other conditions or procedures that attack red blood cells. There are three lots of the... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Important Drug Warning: Counterfeiting of Procrit

...primarily for the treatment of anemia associated with chemotherapy, chronic renal failure (pre-dialysis), zidovudine treatment in HIV patients, and patients undergoing elective, noncardiac, nonvascular surgery. Based upon the evidence we have... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Counterfeit Procrit Alert blood cells in humans to treat severe anemia, and is indicated for some people with anemia related to treatment for HIV/AIDS. As a result of investigative review and laboratory testing performed by FDA, and in cooperation with Ortho Biotech... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...related infections can cause anemia. Anemia and HIV Serious anemia used to be much more common. Over 80% of people with an AIDS diagnosis had some degree of anemia. People with more advanced HIV disease, or a lower CD4 count, had higher... Read more »
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