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(also known as Procrit, Erythropoietin, EPO)

Epoetin is a man-made version of human erythropoietin (EPO). EPO is produced naturally in the body, mostly by the kidneys. It stimulates the bone marrow to produce red blood cells. If the body does not produce enough EPO, severe anemia can occur. This often occurs in people whose kidneys are not working properly. Ep... continue

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Anemia
24
83%
Myelodysplasia
12
75%
Hepatitis C
5
100%
Dialysis
1
100%
Ovarian Cancer
1
100%
Overall, 85% (47 Members) find Epogen helpful
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Epogen Reviews

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Has hemoglobin up to about 10.9 so much better than 7. Feel like it has me hyped up a bit. BP much higher them my baseline. At least I am off of the couch!
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did not work.
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for about 1 year then switched to b12 shots and iron iv
Working / Worked
I hate epo shots they hurt more than any shot I've ever had and causes me to bruise. I'm not sure if it works because nothing is really "working".
Working / Worked
working so far.
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ON CHEMO AND KIDNEY DIALYSIS. DIALYSIS CENTER CONTROLLING THE ANEMIA FROM CHEMO, AND THEY USE EPOGEN. TAKING VERY LONG FOR
#S TO RISE.
Working / Worked
Epogen works great for me. It brings me hematocrit up very quickly.
Working / Worked
I took Procrit shots to help keep me from needing another transfusion until I could be accepted into the clinical trial. It did raise my Hemoglobin somewhat enough to keep me going until I entered the REvlimid Trial.
Working / Worked
Take it once in a while
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wondeful drug before i was on dialysis i was so tired then found out i was anemic the started epogen treatment and oh did i get my energy back i'll always be anemic and be on epogen because of end stage renal disease my dosage changes as my kidneys change function
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