A 52-year-old female asked:
i am on actermra for scleritis and have 10 for my hemoglobin level, is that too low to do next infusion and when too low and need transfusion?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Steven Hebert answered
28 years experience Pathology
Hemoglobin level: Most centers will not transfuse a stable non bleeding patient with a hemoglobin over 7. Speak with your doctor if you are having symptoms due to anemia. I know Acterma can cause decreased platelets and WBC but I did not know it caused anemia too. Speak with your doctor.
Answered on Aug 22, 2020
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