Epogen User Reviews

Epogen - User Reviews

Epogen User Reviews

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    Comment from: nataaska, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1-6 months (Patient) Published: October 24

    cost of the medication is so prohibitive that it has become impossible to continue.

    Comment from: john, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient) Published: June 28

    became very ill when given durning dialysis. feal sick to my stomach for 2-3 days after dialysis.

    Comment from: traveler4106, 65-74 on Treatment for 2-5 years (Patient) Published: June 22

    i got bloodclots that went into my eyes lost most of the sight in my right eye dotor said sight might never come back or might take 6 months to a year.getting laser treatment every 2 weeks. dr. said it could happen again, could lose sight in other eye. stopped taken shots afraid of going completely blind

    Comment from: kidney3, 35-44 on Treatment for 10+ years (Patient) Published: February 02

    I have been on Epo for 22 years, due to renal failture and three kidney transplnats,I don;t think I will ever go off this Med.I am sure happy I have it!

    Comment from: noknees, 65-74 on Treatment for 1-6 months (Patient) Published: March 25

    I am having severe fatigue and aching. A;so and perhaps even more upsetting is constant and profuse sweating

    Related Reading: fatigue

    Comment from: 35-44 on Treatment for 6 months - 1 year (Patient) Published: August 11

    MAKES ME FEEL SICK AT TIMES TO MY STOMACH AND I SWELL OFTEN AFTER INJECTIONS

    Comment from: me, 65-74 on Treatment for 2-5 years (Patient) Published: June 24

    I get tried of having to go to the doctor three times a week to get my shot. IfI don;t get my shots and go for a month I get so week I can hadley move to do anything.

    Comment from: MARIE, 65-74 on Treatment for 5-10 years (Patient) Published: March 19

    I HAVE BEEN ON THIS SHOT FOR YEARS AND IT HAS HELPED ME A LOT. NOW THE DR'S HAVE STARED ME ON ARANESP AND I FEEL TERRRIBLE. COULD YOU PLEASE TELL ME IF THIS MED IS A LOT DIFFERENT THAN EPOGEN? THANK YOU, MARIE

    Related Reading: ARANESP | EPOGEN

    Comment from: Rosanna, 35-44 on Treatment for 1-6 months (Patient) Published: February 20

    It has been very painful on the side of the ijection

    Comment from: 19-24 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient) Published: March 27

    Increase blood pressure, headachs and body pain

    Comment from: 13-18 Female Published: February 13

    my hands are so sweaty they leave wet prints on everything i touch and i have to constantly keep on wiping them on my sleeves or pants

    Comment from: 65-74 Published: April 17

    Primarily a problem playing golf in hot weather. Even with gloves my hands are dripping wet in warm weather. I can barely grip the club. During normal activities my hands are not particularly sweaty.

    Comment from: 19-24 Published: September 08

    my hands are so bad. they are worse than my feet. I always tell myself I should carry a little towel around so i can make sure they are dry because it is so annoying


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