Prince Frederic von Anhalt said Saturday that doctors are hopeful new medication will help the 93-year-old actress recover. She received the transfusion Friday night.
Von Anhalt says his wife is conscious and was able to squeeze his hand and whisper a few words Saturday morning.
Gabor broke her hip after she fell out of bed last weekend at her Bel-Air home. She had hip replacement surgery Monday.
The Hungarian-born sexpot of the 1950s and 1960s has had to use a wheelchair after being partially paralyzed in a 2002 car accident.