04-28-2016, 08:17 PM   #1
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Wbc counts falling

Since my wbc counts are low they injected FILGRASTIM inj. of 300mcg..any idea why my wbc count not increasing. Dr said decrease in count is due to azoran side effect....
1 did any one else have same prblm with azoran.?
Dr is going to replace azoran by methotrexate
04-28-2016, 08:40 PM   #2
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Yep. I had the same issue and eventually I had to stop it due to low WBC count. I went in mtx and it got better so hopefully it will be the same for you.
Dx: Ulcerative Colitis, Nov 2013
Currently on:
Mezavant 4.8g
Vitamin D 1000iu
Tecta 40mg
Remicade: 600mg, every 4 weeks
Methotrexate: 15 mg (injection)
04-28-2016, 08:51 PM   #3
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I had same problem, they had to take me off it....
04-29-2016, 01:37 AM   #4
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Do you know how low your white cell count is?
Mother of Sarah dx aged 16, Jan 2012
DX - CD 1/12, asthma
Small bowel to small bowel fistula

Meds: ), azathioprine 200mg, Mesalazine 1.2g x 2, seretide 250 x 2 (asthma), ventolin (as needed)

Currently no supplements.

Has previously taken Multi B, Caltrate, B12 & Iron

Prednisolone (from 30 mg 01/02/2012 to 17/06/2012, 30mg 24/10/12-28/12/12, 50mg 24/1/13-27/4/13)

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