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What Does Procrit Treat

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procrit to boost Hgb, on Pegcombo

Hgb down to 10.1, will procritboost my counts, that I mightbe able to keep medcine amounts at full strength(Peginterferon/Ribavirin)
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Peg Interferon plus ribavirin is quickly becoming the treatment of choice for chronic hepatitis C infection. The best results are seen in folks who can tolerate full-strength treatment. Read more »

procrit and condoms

Hey Dr. Bob,Looks like I may need Procrit to treat my anemia but my practitioner (not an MD) says... Read more »


Hello. I have been HIV positive for 2 years, I am feeling well and I am not taking any meds. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Issues Alert About Counterfeit Procrit

...patients, the fake version of the 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.... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Counterfeit Procrit Alert

...counterfeit Procrit, also known as epoetin alfa. Procrit is used to stimulate the production of red 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... Read more »

An Overview of Epoetin Alfa (Epogen, Procrit)

...enough EPO, severe anemia can occur. This often occurs in people whose kidneys are not working properly. Epoetin is used to treat severe anemia in these people. Epoetin may also be used to prevent or treat anemia caused by cancer, surgery, or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


... What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. Read more »
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