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Condition: Decrease in Red Blood Cells due to Kidney Failure
12/22/2010 6:10:05 PM

Reviewer: wugalter1@aol.com, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have my blood drawn every two weeks with a standing order. My doctor keeps me between 11 and 12 g/dl. Currently I am taking 40 mcl (?)every 16 to 28 days injections. After my blood is drawn it is reviewed at the doctor's office and if it falls below, like 11.1, I receive a telephone call to come in for the shot.

Condition: Decrease in Red Blood Cells due to Kidney Failure
10/19/2010 1:41:53 PM

Reviewer: CBC, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Decrease in Red Blood Cells due to Kidney Failure
3/19/2010 3:53:35 PM

Reviewer: MARIE, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I HAD ONE SHOT OF THIS MED. AND I FEEL TERRIBLE I FEEL LIKE I HAVE HAD THE FLU FOR THE LAST 2 WEEKS. SHOULD RETURN TO TAKING THE EPOGEM THAT I HAVE TAKEN FOR MORE THAN 5 YEARS WITH OUT ANY PROBLEMS? THANK YOU, MARIE

Condition: Decrease in Red Blood Cells due to Kidney Failure
3/14/2010 2:00:51 PM

Reviewer: Ginger, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
New to this drug

Condition: Decrease in Red Blood Cells due to Kidney Failure
1/7/2010 6:26:16 PM

Reviewer: wmlvng234, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I think I feel a little better.

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