Epoetin Alfa (Epogen) Marketing InformationEpoetin Alfa is sold in pharmcies as "Epogen". It is also possible to purchase Epogen in online store. Usually it doesn't require doctor's receipt. Epoetin Alfa also can be sold as: Eprex, Procrit, Binocrit, Erypo, Neorecormon.
Epoetin Alfa (Epogen) General InformationEpoetin Alfa has the same biological effect as the natural erythropoietin. It is indicated for the treatment of anemia (low red blood cell count) associated with chronic kidney disease, including patients on dialysis. It may also be used in patients receiving zidovudine to treat HIV, and patients receiving chemotherapy for certain types of cancer (non-myeloid cancers).
This products is a generic version of Epoetin Alfa.
Epoetin Alfa (Epogen) Recommendations
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take your medicine exactly as directed.
Epoetin Alfa is usually given as an injection 1-3 times a week.
Epoetin Alfa (Epogen) Precautions
Tell your doctor before using Epoetin Alfa, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions including uncontrolled hypertension;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Epoetin Alfa (Epogen) Ingredients
Active ingredient: epoetin alfa.