• Cookie48
    • Experience with Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Granix to build wbc, the first time ,I felt like my back was being cracked open and was not sure it was not a heart attack. My Dr wa...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • SueRose
    • Experience with Nodal Marginal Zone B-...
    over 4 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    24 hours after my second round of chemo got my first Neulasta shot to stimulate the bone marrow to produce more white blood cells. T...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • JackiH
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell Ly...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tiredness and pain after a Neulasta shot was way worse than any chemo side effective experienced so far

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Tif
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymph...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Daily shots for 10 days following chemo are painful for me. I am so over needles for shots and blood draws. I take 10mg of Claritin ...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • G_Allen
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    over 6 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    So far it's the worst part of the treatment. I'm a big guy so they give me two shots of something called granix. It causes bone pain...

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Aubrey123
    • Experience with Follicular Lymphoma
    about 7 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I found the bone pain side effect to be almost crippling.

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • BigE54
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell Ly...
    over 8 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I get a shot of Neulasta on Day 4 of each cycle

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • nobrand
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    over 8 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Mobilization! I'm actually doing two Neupogen shots to myself per day. I just gave myself my own injections, and it wasn't really th...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • nobrand
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Neulasta to stir the 'ol bone marrow into action! Of course, two days late on accident-- no one seemed to care, just glad to see me ...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • cjnelson
    • Experience with Primary Mediastinal B...
    almost 9 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    When I went in to get my 5th round of Chemo, my white blood cell count was low. I was able to get my round of chemo but I had to co...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Moonflay
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell ...
    about 9 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I had the Neulasta shot the day after chemo then returned for a lab the following week. Prior to diagnosis by WBC was around 1.8 to ...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • nobrand
    • Experience with Diffuse Large B-Cell L...
    about 9 years ago
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    Medicine for low white blood cell count

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Day after Neulasta shot completed. It's a quick and easy thing to do. My WBC count is 3.5, and that is with a Neulasta shot in my la...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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