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Aranesp vs. Neupogen for Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Aranesp

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Neupogen

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Other Names: Filgrastim
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 3,063 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 0.5 out of 5
Based on 19,507 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Darbepoetin alfa (International Nonproprietary Name) is a synthetic form of erythropoietin. It stimulates erythropoiesis (increases red blood cell levels) and is used to treat anemia, commonly associated with chronic renal failure and cancer chemotherap... Read more on Wikipedia
Filgrastim is a granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) analog used to stimulate the proliferation and differentiation of granulocytes. It is produced by recombinant DNA technology. The gene for human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor is inser... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Aranesp vs. Neupogen

209 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
If Aranesp doesn�t have effect she could have transfusions...
...low. Both these symptoms can be treated . If Aranesp doesn�t have effect she could have transfusions with packed red blood ...are low she could have Neupogen or a similar drug. Ask...
it was because I took the Aranesp and Neulasta the same...
...2 shots of INF and the beloved Riba. I wish the doc would give me the neupogen to take, but he won't. So I am going ...Perhaps it was because I took the Aranesp and Neulasta the same day?...
go figure.  They also give me Aranesp to boost my red blood...
...been receiving Neupogen shots - 3 ...Now they give me 1 Neulasta shot when ...until the next chemo.  That one shot costs more than 3 Neupogen shots, go figure.  They also give me Aranesp to b...
down and the hemo gave me Aranesp , which is the same as...
I had Neulasta several weeks ago instead of Neupogen. My hemo says he likes it better. I slept ...down and the hemo gave me Aranesp , which is the same...
might need to start Neupogen. I'm already on Aranesp....
...metastasis. I started Oxilipatin, Leukovorin and 5-FU ...need to start Neupogen. I'm already on Aranesp. Are any of you getting Aloxi for nausea. I just think its a miracle drug. Naus...
tx and had to take Neupogen to keep WBC above 3....
...Have you ever had Aranesp for low RBC or Neupogen for low WMC? I think you ...around 10 with the Aranesp throughout tx and had to take Neupogen to keep WBC above ...This is not your anxiety ...
low HGB. Have you tried Aranesp or similar drugs ? If...
...72 . Of cause you are tired! Tell your doctor that ...low HGB. Have you tried Aranesp or similar drugs ? If ...Desferal 4 days with transfusions, Neupogen 2 injections/week,...
why would he take you off the Neupogen. Just a guess. They...
...deal with. I have heard Neumega is nasty too. ...you could ask about Aranesp , like procrit but ...is like Neulasta or Neupogen. Otherwise why would he take you off the Neupogen. Just a guess...
me neupogen shots I thought i was getting better. My...
...the night. Had my first aranesp shot Thursday - boy does ...but since my husband started giving me neupogen shots I thought i was getting better. My ONC said I...
and he wouldn't give me the Aranesp because my #'s aren't...
...just got my Neulasta shot and he wouldn't give me the Aranesp because my #'s aren't low enough YET. My worry ...one. I dont' think the Aranesp gives me bone pain . ...pain free week witho...
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