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What Does Procrit Do

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Nuprigen & Procrit

I have to take Nuprigen & Procrit shots weekly (HEP C treatment) and would like to know the name of the pharmaceutical company that makes this drug. I am having a problem affording the $1,800 for one shot and $880.00 for the other and have been...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Sorry to hear about your difficulties in paying for your Neupogen and Procrit. Patient assistance programs may be able to help; Neupogen is made by Amgen; Procrit is made by Ortho.Best of luck, BY Read more »

frozen procrit

what is the risk of using frozen procrit? I had to have my dosage Fedexed overseas to my hotel... Read more »

When to begin procrit?

My husband is 48 years old and is 6'5" and weighs 400 pounds. He has been treated with Pegasys and... Read more »
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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

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. 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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Super Duper Doctor Wanted

Posted by Anonymous
...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 procrit and other injections and his doctor said no! So, now I want to look outside of our cozy area and find a "super... Read more »

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 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... Read more »