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    Condition: Decrease of Neutrophils in the Blood from Cancer Chemotherapy
    5/23/2016 1:45:33 PM

    Reviewer: Thembbi, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Terrible Pains on my right lower rib, pains on my right hand shoulder, blood in the urine and headaches. had on three injection Friday Saturday and Sunday

    Condition: Decrease of Neutrophils in the Blood from Cancer Chemotherapy
    6/7/2014 10:03:13 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Treated 6 months for hodgkin, mid term had problem with white cell count, corrected by 2 shots, each time 5 days before chemo. Had once backpain for 6 hours tolerable without medication, at the time of chemo white cell levels were always OK after neupo.

    Condition: Decrease of Neutrophils in the Blood from Cancer Chemotherapy
    10/11/2013 4:01:05 PM

    Reviewer: grandmaof5, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I received neupogen injections at least three times a week for 6+months. As a result I have limited leg mobility. Since I have been in remission from cancer I have been disabled due mainly from these neupogen injections. I will say though if I had not received them I could not of gotten my chemo treatments on time as scheduled so I'm sure the trade off was worth it. I just get really frustrate ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decrease of Neutrophils in the Blood from Cancer Chemotherapy
    8/27/2012 11:29:26 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    On Aug 15,2012, I was unable to have chemo treatment due to low neutrophils in white blood cells. I was given the first shot of neupogen, followed by 2nd and 3rd on following 2 days. After the first shot, I had severe pain in lower back, as well as, pain in other joints. I felt terrible in general, with swelling in some joints and low grade fever. I took hydrocodon-acetaminophen 5-500 to relieve ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Decrease of Neutrophils in the Blood from Cancer Chemotherapy
    10/12/2011 1:38:27 AM

    Reviewer: Mir , 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have taken 480mcg (the higher dose, there's a 300mcg dose too) for three sessions now - they brought my neutrophils, white blood cell count and hematocrit all up - really well! I had one evening of pulsing pain starting from lower back - real misery, but got permission to take ibuprofen and even just 400mg of that knocked the pain out. Have also had extreme pain on defecation once. Aside fro ... Show Full Comment

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