Amy, check on the Anemia board.  I believe that fewer shots/wk are required 
with the Procrit than the Epogen.  In the end I think the cost is pretty much a 
wash.
Sharyl

--- On Fri, 8/7/09, Amy <awilkin...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Amy <awilkin...@yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Wolfie Update
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Friday, August 7, 2009, 9:30 PM
> Hi Gary,
> 
> How many shots does that vial give you?  I'm trying to
> figure out the expense of Epogen.  My vet quoted me
> $277 for Procrit and she said it was almost double that at
> the other pharmacy she uses.  I need to do the math to
> figure out how many doses that $277 is for but it sounds
> like your deal is way better.  
> 
> Amy
> 
> > I had the vet call in a prescription
> > to the Walmart Specialty Pharmacy.
> > 
> > It was $30.68 for a 1ml 2000 unit vial and they
> shipped it
> > FedEx overnight
> > for free.  Got it about an hour ago and have already
> > given the first shot
> > (100 units).  As long as it is given Sub-q, I do it
> > myself (shots, fluids,
> > etc.).
> > 
> > I am looking into Staph Protein A which showed a lot
> of
> > promise in treating
> > FeLV back in the mid 80s.  This is given with a shot
> > into the abdominal
> > cavity - I think I will be letting the vet do that.
> > 
> > Gary
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org]
> > On Behalf Of Sander, Sue
> > Sent: Friday, August 07, 2009 2:04 PM
> > To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Wolfie Update
> > 
> > Gary,  What do you mean you are expecting a delivery
> > of Epogen.  Don't
> > you need to get this from your vet?  I'm new to all
> of
> > this.
> > 
> > Susan 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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