Precautions and Warnings With Epoetin Alfa

Who Should Not Take Epoetin Alfa?

You should not take epoetin alfa if you:
  • Are allergic to epoetin alfa, Epogen, Procrit, or any inactive components (including albumin) used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Are allergic to mammalian cell-derived products (since epoetin alfa is made in mammalian cells).
  • Have uncontrolled (untreated) high blood pressure.

Precautions and Warnings With Epoetin Alfa: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which epoetin alfa should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings with epoetin alfa that may apply to you.
5 Easy Tips to Manage Visitors During Cancer Treatment

Epoetin Alfa Shots

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.