I reduced riba from 1000 to 800 mg on 12/9 because my hgb has been around 8.0 (or low 8’s, not in 7’s).
On 12/15 doctor told me to reduce riba to 600 mg because hgh is still low….despite 5 weekly shots of procrit.
For some reason I resisted reducing riba to 600 mg, but I can tell I am feeling so tired that I think I am ready to reduce to the 600 mg.
Am I defeating myself my not reducing – can my hgb drop lower and doctor tell me to temporarily stop riba ?
I will finish my incevik tomorrow – is there any advantage to taking the 800 mg of riba till I finish the last dose of incevik tomorrow, and then the following day reduce riba to the 600mg? Or should I just reduce now? Thanks. ginger
Ginger... From your other thread is was suggested to you that reducing Riba (as your doctor has recommended ) because of the still falling HGB. was thr right thing to do and also should not be of too much concern because you wre already UND.
I would think there is no advantage to waiting and jeopardize .it falling any further and should do what the doctor has advised..
thanks. guess i needed to hear it again. don't know why this is hard for me. anyway, i took 400 mg of riba this monring, and tonight will only take 200 mg so a total of 600 mg. And will continue at the 600 daily riba dose and see how hgb does. thanks again.....ginger
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