Experiences with Anemia medicine experiences

    • PattyLou
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    over 1 year ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Took 300 units a day for 2.5 months before surgery to raise blood count so transfusion was not necessary and easier procedure. 2.5 m...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • purfekt10
    • Experience with Primary Peritoneal C...
    about 2 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    My hemoglobin dropped dangerously low and I was experiencing shortness of breath, dizziness and extreme fatigue. I was given an inje...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  1. over 2 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had three transfusions in the early months of the illness.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Journey
    • Experience with Bronchioloalveolar Car...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Chemo (and surgery) caused me to have anemia. I needed anti-anemia medicine for awhile until my tests came out OK.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. over 3 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I was given neulasta and 3 days later had severe bone pain. Another doctor told me she would not have given it to me unless I worke...

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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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    • liltlw73
    • Experience with Small Cell, Lung Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    mom had blood transfusion

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • MichaelS
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Started Aranesp for low hemoglobin and red blood cells. Hoping that this will allow me to have less shortness of breath and resume s...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. almost 6 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I received a shot of Neulasta the day after the chemo to build up the blood cells. I was always reminded that it could make my long ...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  4. almost 6 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Also, had depression med, nausea med, pain med, bone strengthening drugs, anemia medicine

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • sjdj23
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Procrit

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Ejourneys
    • Experience with Mucinous (or Colloi...
    about 6 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Instead of the Fusion Plus I had been given last week, I today received IV iron with my regular chemo. I had an adverse reaction af...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Ejourneys
    • Experience with Mucinous (or Colloi...
    about 6 years ago
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    Anemia medicine

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Side effects and impacts are really TBD. My ARNP started me on Fusion Plus for anemia, particularly because my iron saturation perc...

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