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    Condition: Other
    9/16/2015 9:10:57 AM

    Reviewer: Doctors aren't perfect, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Was given this after my last chemo treatment - at the same time I was given Neupogen and felt like someone had driven a spike into my hip, where a small 'hotspot' had shown up. NEVER AGAIN! I severely doubt they should both be given together and, knowing that my chemo doc already screwed up, I don't have much confidence. (Stopped treatment for 6 weeks! No real reason, just 'cou ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    2/25/2015 1:32:40 AM

    Reviewer: CB, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    My mother, 84, gets shots 1x per week. It has helped some, but she experiences itching all over her body and scalp. Not sure if this is from the Procrit.

    Condition: Other
    1/24/2015 10:43:52 AM

    Reviewer: Robert, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with MDS nearly 4 years ago after two bone marrow biopsies. Have been taking Procrit for 1 1/2 years starting at 10,000 units per week but now on 40,000 because as the bone marrow continues to fail, Procrit has to be increased. It keeps my hemoglobin levels between 9-10 so quality of life is good. I have experienced no side effects so am satisfied; just wish dosage amounts would la ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    7/21/2014 10:02:12 PM

    Reviewer: Janet King, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have been getting 60,000 units of procrit every week for over a year. My DR. now wants me to get 40,000 2 times a week because my red blood cell count will not come up above a 9. He also wants to do a second bone marrow biopsy. I do not want to go through that again. I need help. I have anemia

    Condition: Other
    6/14/2014 9:28:25 PM

    Reviewer: Low-Energy Girl, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have anemia - cause unknown. Didn't notice the positive effect of Procit until I stopped after 5 weeks. Now I don't know whether to continue or not. Hemoglobin up 1/2 to 1 point,barely 10 instead of 14.

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