Active Ingredient(s): Epoetin Alfa
FDA Approved: * December 3, 1993
Pharm Company: * AMGEN
Category: Anemia

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Epogen Overview

Epoetin alfa is a human erythropoietin produced in cell culture using recombinant DNA technology.[3] Authorised by the European Medicines Agency on 28 August 2007, it stimulates erythropoiesis (increasing red blood cell levels) and is used to treat anemia, commonly associated with chronic kidney failure and cancer chemotherapy. Epoetin is manufactured and marketed by Amgen under the trade name Epogen. Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Biotech (formerly Ortho Biotech Pro...

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gov. cut back effect enstage renial patients health

For the last 2 months my husband has been getting tired, weaker and short winded. We have been to all our Neph. Drs. and till today they would not tell us a thing. When they found out we were going to a gastronoglist today he was told to have his hemo and epogen levels checked because the gov. was making them cut back on the drugs and type of care he is getting as a "medicare cost savings" 'their hands are tied' when a dialysis patient dies of heart failure or body shut down there is no way to check for this cut back. I say who are they to decide what quality of life kidney patients get????? The last time I checked we were still living in a FREE LAND not a dictatorship or communist regiem! let your Congress men and women know we won't stand for this!!! They can cut t...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Epoetin Alfa
  • Injection: 10,000units/ml, 10000unit/ml, 2,000units/ml, 20000unit/ml, 2000unit/ml, 3,000units/ml, 3000unit/ml, 4,000units/ml, 40,000units/ml, 40000unit/ml, 4000unit/ml
  • Vial: 10,000u/ml, 2,000u/ml, 20,000/ml, 20,000u/2ml, 3,000u/ml, 4,000u/ml, 40,000u/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Epogen: (7 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 55513-126 Epogen 2000 [iu]/Ml Intravenous; Subcutaneous Solution by Amgen Inc
  • 55513-144 Epogen 10000 [iu]/Ml Intravenous; Subcutaneous Solution by Amgen Inc
  • 55513-148 Epogen 4000 [iu]/Ml Intravenous; Subcutaneous Solution by Amgen Inc
  • 55513-267 Epogen 3000 [iu]/Ml Intravenous; Subcutaneous Solution by Amgen Inc
  • 55513-283 Epogen 10000 [iu]/Ml Intravenous; Subcutaneous Solution by Amgen Inc
  • 55513-478 Epogen 20000 [iu]/Ml Intravenous; Subcutaneous Solution by Amgen Inc
  • 55513-823 Epogen 40000 [iu]/Ml Intravenous; Subcutaneous Solution by Amgen Inc

Other drugs which contain Epoetin Alfa or a similar ingredient: (5 results)