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Side Effects Of Epoetin Alpha

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Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line What Are Side Effects? Side effects are what a drug does to you that you don't want itto
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anemic orgasms

Hi Dr. Bob,First, thanks once again for your great answers. I and much more of your diverse readership appreciate the time you devote to this forum.I've been on epoetin alpha since shortly after starting treatment with AZT, and it has helped do...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...could anemia be the cause of your "problem." Well, actually yes, it could. Anemia is associated with a variety of symptoms aside form the usual fatigue, exercise intolerance, rapid heartbeat, etc. It is also associated with decreased sex drive.... Read more »

KS Chemo Exhausted

Hi-I have recently started my Second Round of 6 doses of Doxil to treat my KS. The first time I had the chemotherapy, it actually gave me terrible insomnia, however, this time, I am always exhausted, sleeping on average 12 or more hours a day, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in treating AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma. However, like many drugs used to treat tumors, it can have a variety of significant side effects, including anemia (decreased red blood cells), neutropenia (decreased white blood cells), and... Read more »

ANEMIA

Hey Dr Bob,My Physician's Assistant told me that my HIV doc told him that I had anemia caused by my HIV and it was chronic something-or-other. I asked him to explain what this was but he couldn't and suggested I ask you (he knows you!!!). So in one...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...chronic disease. Yes, I certainly do think it's worth a try. In fact, I've found it works like a charm and has essentially no side effects or drug-drug interactions.Good luck!Dr. Bob Read more »

ANEMIA

Hey Doctor Bob,Look guy, I've got to tell ya, I'm not homosexual or anything but you are one fine looking fellow. OK,here's the question. How does someone know if they are anemic? My "girlfriend" has this doc who has done some blood tests and even...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anemia by stimulating the production of additional new red blood cells. It's easily self-injected once per week and very light on side effects. General dietary measures include eating fish, meat and poultry, which are rich in iron and vitamin... Read more »
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An Overview of Epoetin Alfa (Epogen, Procrit)

...blood pressure; history of seizures; or sickle cell anemia should tell a doctor before receiving this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, epoetin alfa may cause some serious unwanted effects. A doctor should be... Read more »
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Side Effects and Management Strategies

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Side Effects of HIV Drugs

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...I have been taking Isentress for about a month...Adnormal dreams, Insomnia, Excessive fatique have been side effects and seem to be ones for a lot of people. Does anyone have experience with this drug? Did the side effects get better? Read more »

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HELLO ! MY LIVER DOCTOR WANTS ME TO USED INTEFERON FOR THE HEPATITIS C, BUT THE PROBLEM I HAVE IS THAT MY T-CELLS GO UP AND DOWN. MY T-CELLS ARE 325 NOW BUT THE LAST MONTH WERE 221 AND THE MONTH BEFORE WERE 175,IN JANUARY I HAVE 400. I DID A BIOPSY... Read more »

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