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myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS, formerly known as "preleukemia") are a diverse collection of hematology (blood-related) medical condit...
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Aranesp vs Neupogen

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Other name: Filgrastim Filgrastim
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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common. I was put on Neupogen to boost white blood...
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" ...counts are definately common. I was put on Neupogen to boost white blood cells and Aranesp to... "

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of treatment of neupogen. These injection treatments...
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" ...tell the method of treatment of neupogen. These injection treatments were given ...office in the arm...as was the Aranesp shots. Hopefully, my marrow is ...ment was February, 2009. Last Aranesp was June,... "

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atisfactory. Now taking aranesp every 3 weeks and neupogen 3...
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" ...when hemo went low. Tried aranesp with some progress but not ...seen as satisfactory. Now taking aranesp every 3 weeks and neupogen 3x a week. Initially scores ...gone thru a session of aranesp and... "

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hen you start with Aranesp and similar drugs y...
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" Hi junglegirlsue, When you start with Aranesp and similar drugs you have ...will probably not respond on Aranesp. Look at growth factors in ...Desferal 4 days with transfusion, Neupogen 2... "

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eeks. I take shots of Neupogen 3 times a week.In addition I...
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" ...I have been taken treatments for MDS since last April. I ...also recieve a shot of Aranesp every 2 weeks. I take shots of Neupogen 3 times a week.In addition I take exjade... "

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are low - so they give me Neupogen shots. When you are on a...
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" ...week, my white counts are low - so they give me Neupogen shots. When you are on a 3-week chemo schedule, ...red count can also be controlled with Procrit or Aranesp. I also had chemo 13 years ago, and I... "

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f Aranesp doesn�t have effect she could have transfusions w...
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" Hi Suzanne, I don�t think your mothers MDS is totally out of control only because her HGB and WBC count are low. Both these ...can be treated . If Aranesp doesn�t have effect she could have transfusions... "

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go figure. They also give me Aranesp to boost my red blood...
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" I had been receiving Neupogen shots - 3 or them ...most uncomfortable. Now they give me 1 Neulasta shot when I finish ...until the next chemo. That one shot costs more than 3 Neupogen shots, go figure.... "

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it was because I took the Aranesp and Neulasta the same...
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" ...and the beloved Riba. I wish the doc would give me the neupogen to take, but he won't. ...Perhaps it was because I took the Aranesp and Neulasta the same day?... "

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and the hemo gave me Aranesp , which is the same as proc...
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" I had Neulasta several weeks ago instead of Neupogen. My hemo says he likes it better. I slept ...before. The hemoglobin went down and the hemo gave me Aranesp , which is the same as procrit except is... "

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