The most common side effects reported with use of AndroGel 1% are acne, skin irritation where the gel is applied, increased cholesterol levels, increased prostate specific antigen, increased red blood cell count
, and increased liver function tests.
Assuming that your diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia is correct, a three-month course of iron therapy should restore your red blood cell count
to normal and replenish your iron stores.
The high-altitude adaptation response is understood to evoke increases in red blood cell count
, capillary density and metabolic improvement.
3 MILLION CANCER PATIENTS WILL UNDERGO CHEMOTHERAPY AND MORE THAN TWO-THIRDS OF THESE PATIENTS WILL DEVELOP ANEMIA, A LOW RED BLOOD CELL COUNT
The federal government said Wednesday that it will expand the pool of Medicare patients eligible for subsidized Epogen, an Amgen drug used to boost a patient's red blood cell count
receiving chemotherapy develop anemia, a low red blood cell count
Under the stricter conditions, the government would pay for Epogen only if a patient's red blood cell count
fell below a certain level during a 90-day period.
In addition, the system will measure hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying protein in red blood cells, and calculate certain other relevant results incorporating the red blood cell count
Under the resulting policy, dialysis centers are not reimbursed for the use of Epogen on patients whose red blood cell count
exceeds a certain level over a three-month period.
An important and often overlooked sign of chronic kidney disease is anemia, or a low red blood cell count
These effects included an increase in hemoglobin, hematocrit, and red blood cell count
, as well as a decrease in dense cells, reticulocytes, bilirubin and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH).
Patients undergoing certain therapies or with certain conditions are often rendered anemic, meaning their red blood cell count