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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Procrit Inj.

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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.

Condition: Other
4/19/2014 1:26:11 PM

Reviewer: dsilver, 75 or over 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:
Treating anemia associated with MDS. Began during chemo, and have continued for one year. Procrit & Aranesp (after chemo) restored life-saving levels of Hemoglobin & RBC. Provided more energy & comfortable breathing. Initial side effects (confusion, memory issues) have subsided. Researched any alternatives but these two treatments seem to be the only options to boost blood levels ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/10/2014 6:35:55 PM

Reviewer: sacremot, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Am 85. Have been taking Procrit for 3 months after bone marrow biopsy was negative for ca. Chronic anemia, fatigue. Cause unknown! "Age related." Take 40K mg weekly with low blood test results. Helps. Hemogl remains low (8.2-9.1). Can't get straight answer. Depressing.

Condition: Other
5/29/2013 1:59:17 PM

Reviewer: cww, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My father-inlaw was 78 years of age and was taking procrit for 3 months. he passed away 5/22. the procrit seemed to be working until he recieved blood poisening from blood transfusion, he could never recover from that. sever chills to high fevers loss of appetite sore in his throat nd some confussion.

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