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Epoetin Alfa (Procrit)

Also known as Eprex, Epogen, and Procrit

Erythropoietin, also known as erythropoetin or erthropoyetin (/ɨˌrɪθrɵˈpɔɪ.ɨtɨn/, /ɨˌrɪθrɵˈpɔɪtən/, and /ɨˌriːθrɵ-/) or EPO, is a glycoprotein hormone that controls erythropoiesis, or red blood cell production. It is a cytokine (protein signaling molecule) for erythrocyte (red blood cell) precursors in the bone marrow. Human EPO has a molecular weight of 34 kDa.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $803.83 for an average of 21 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed epoetin alfa to treat anemia, chronic kidney disease, kidney failure, and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.

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