Drug - Epogen (epoetin alfa)
Revised November 2010
Preferred: Procrit (epoetin alfa)
Nonpreferred: Epogen (epoetin alfa)
- Procrit and Epogen are both manufactured by Amgen
- Procrit is distributed by Ortho Biotech
- Epogen is distributed by Amgen
- Both products are available in the same strengths and package sizes
- Both products share the same warnings and precautions
- Both products are dosed as Units per Kg
A PA may be provided temporarily during the period of Epogen and Procrit recalls effective November 3, 2010.
Patient is self-administering and because of mental health disabilities, cannot be switched to the preferred epoetin alpha, Procrit.
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