Procrit Solution For Injection 10000U Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Procrit: Solution for injection (10000U)

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What is this Medicine?

EPOETIN ALFA (e POE e tin AL fa) helps your body make more red blood cells. This medicine is used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney failure, cancer chemotherapy, or HIV-therapy. It may also be used before surgery if you have anemia.

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Procrit 10000unit/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 596760310
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Anemia, Anemia Of Prematurity, Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension

Storage Information
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
Protect from light
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Store in carton until time of use
Discard unused portion. Do not store for later use.
Protect from freezing
Discard if product has been frozen
Procrit 10000unit/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Procrit 10000unit/ml Solution for Injection

Skin Rash Incidence:
2.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.0-27.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Cough Incidence:
4.0-26.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
5.0-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
7.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Lightheadedness Incidence:
9.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
10.0-16.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
10.1-42.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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