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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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

Posted 20 Jun 2014 by fastcarbon 2 answers

... 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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

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?

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

How can Aranesp 500 be safe for my dad?

Posted 16 Apr 2018 by Mysteryguy 0 answers

For decades now my dad have had 4 bypasses and the past 3 or 4 years he has essential thrombocythemia, he gets medications to keep the thrombocytes under control but that causes anemia as you all know. For the past year, his doctor gives him Aranesp, at first Aranesp 80 once a week and now the ...

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