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What Are The Dangers Of Procrit

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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 »

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. 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 »
Ask the Experts

Procrit and Jim, Johnny, and Jack

Hey Doc,HIV control is OK but I'm anemic so I'm due to start Procrit this week. No problem there. I'm no stranger to needles. Any trouble if I still visit withJim, Johnny, and Jack on the weekends? (as in Beam, Walker, and Daniels)....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Derek,What an intoxicating trio Jim, Johnny and Jack! I see no problem with your continuing to play with your guy-friends while on Procrit in moderation! There are no drug interactions between Procrit and adult beverages or men whose names... Read more »

Procrit Success

This is not a question, but a statement of support for Procrit administered subcutaneously.Two and a half months ago I had a level of 9. My doc started me on Procrit. He just told me that my level is now 41. I believe that is a normal level.Do you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Jim,Thanks for your comment. I think that you might have transposed your numbers for your current hemoglobin level, "41" - ? I think you probably mean 14. Right? That would be in the normal range. 41 would be way above normal.Your... Read more »

Procrit y testosterona

Hola Dr. Steve, Es verdad que Procrit puede aumentar la testosterona y as me dar mas energia? Recientemente he estado reventado. Hace 5 aos soy positivo. Agradeciendo de antemano su respuesta. Chileno cansado ...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hola "Chileno Cansado,"En cuanto a aliviar tu falta de energa, ests bien encaminado, pero tienes las cosas un poco confundidas. Ambos Procrit y testosterona pueden ayudar la falta de energa en los portadores, es decir la fatiga, pero... Read more »

Procrit and what are you wearing?

Hey Dr. Bob,1)How do I go about getting Procrit if I can't afford to buy it?2)What are you wearing?3)Why are you so concerned about George Bush?Jeffy Lube...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Jeffy Lube, Cute name!1.For assistance with reimbursement and patient assistance programs, call the PROCRITline at 1-800-553-3851.2.What am I wearing??? Mr. Lube, this is Dr. Bob at the Fatigue/Anemia forum, not Dr. Bode at the phone-sex hookup... Read more »
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Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
Sally, wana play?

Table for one please.. As far out of sight the better.... Read more »

a dangerous touch

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
To be short, a sex worker touch me on my neck. My neck was shaved half an hour ago when I had my hair cut.

If the sex worker had just finished her job for a client and her hand was contaminated with the man's semen, and the sex worker dose not clean... Read more »

HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS

The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 per 100... Read more »

Spit dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I feel this is a stupid question, but a healthcare worker at a local hiv clinic scared me. I have a friend who is hiv+ and recently he spit in my face (accidentily) and it got into my eyes. He's not on any meds. The healthcare worker said that I... Read more »