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Hydroxyurea - Has anybody been taking 1500 mg Monday-Friday for over 17 years? What problems have?

Posted 18 Nov 2016 by yardley1 1 answer

... you had? I have Essential Hemorrhagic Thrombocythemia.

I have been taking Ruxolitinib 15mg twice daily for 18 months. I have Myelofibrosis and Essential?

Posted 27 Oct 2016 by Peter Bloch 0 answers

... Thrombocythemia diagnosed 2010. Athough i get very tired and weak after 10 minutes normal exertion (I am 75) i recover well after a 20 minute rest. I am quite happy with this treatment

Myeloproliferative Disorders - I was just diagnosed with ET. Platelet count at 650 with no symptoms?

Posted 20 Jun 2014 by fastcarbon 1 answer

... but have had DVT's and PE's in the past. I was given Anagrelide HCL at 0.5mg 4x per day. In my research I wonder how the Hematologist knew it was ET instead of PV or PMF without a bone marrow biopsy? I had JAK2 V617Fmutation and MPV at 7.1fl. Every thing else was normal. I am 72 and a ...

I just started on anagrelide and it makes my heart pound and I have experienced some atrial?

Posted 10 Jun 2014 by SnLMerchant 1 answer

... fibrillation. Both the hematologist and the cardiologists say I should stay the course. But, I am worried and feel awful. Any advice?

Does everyone taking hydroxyurea handle the bottle and capsules with protective gloves ? Also, does?

Posted 20 Nov 2013 by inq01 2 answers

... anyone know if body fluids such as urine contain active or inactive metabolites ? Taking hydroxyurea to treat thrombocythemia.

Peginterferon Alfa-2A - I have Essential Thrombocythemia and have been using Peg Alfa-2a for my?

Posted 7 Feb 2014 by englishdoll 1 answer

... condition for 8 months, I am also a type 2 diabetic, excellent controlled with out insulin and on metformin only, have had regular retinol screening for the last 10 years with no problems, but suddenely, I noticed that since taking interferon I have had blurry vision intermittantly, and have ...

What is the best treatment for anaemia and low hemoglobin?

Posted 9 Aug 2011 by IdaV 1 answer

I suffer from Thrombocythemia and have been taking Anagrelide for the last 20 years. Now as a side effect to Anagrelide I suffer from Anemia and my hemoglobin was 7.5 and I had to be hospitalized for a transfusion and my hemoglobin was 10 when I left the hospital. Two months later my hemoglobin is ...

Thrombocythemia - I was recently diagnosed with ET so I do not know a lot about it. I am 47 years?

Posted 24 Jan 2011 by rhenac 1 answer

... old and female, and from my understanding it is a relatively rare disease. What i would like to know is there anyone else my age and female with this disease? What meds are you taking? How do you feel? Do you have breathing problems? I would really like to talk to someone else like me. thanks

Blood Disorders - My husband takes Hydrea for Essential Thrombocythemia and his MCH in blood tests?

Posted 11 Nov 2010 by carolinapenn 1 answer

... come up critical high, how dangerous can this be

Anagrelide - I've been seeing the same doctor since being put on anagrilide, seven years ago. Has?

Posted 18 May 2010 by scout 84 5 answers

... anyone researched doctors who specialize in the treatment of thrombocythemia? I began seeing blood in my urine about two months ago. I see that blood in urine is a side effect of this med. My Urologist thinks that the anagrilide is the cause of the blood. I'd like to find a ...

Has agrylin changed so it does not increase heart rate?

Posted 3 Nov 2009 by judhop 1 answer

i have essential thrombocytosis & took the drug but had problems with heart rate... now i am on hydrea only & would like to use the agrylin drug if it has been improved

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