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Can I Buy Generic Epoetin Alfa?

Currently, there is no generic epoetin alfa licensed for sale (see Generic Epogen).
 

Who Makes Epoetin Alfa?

Epoetin alfa is made by Amgen, Inc.
 

Available Strengths

This drug comes in single-dose vials (which do not contain preservatives) and multi-dose vials (which contain preservatives). Epoetin alfa single-dose vials are available in the following strengths, each containing 1 mL of epoetin alfa solution:
 
  • Epoetin alfa 2,000 units per mL
  • Epoetin alfa 3,000 units per mL
  • Epoetin alfa 4,000 units per mL
  • Epoetin alfa 10,000 units per mL
  • Epoetin alfa 40,000 units per mL.
     
Epoetin alfa multi-dose vials are available in the following strengths:
 
  • Epoetin alfa 10,000 units per mL (2 mL vials, for a total of 20,000 units in each vial)
  • Epoetin alfa 20,000 units per mL (1 mL vials, for a total of 20,000 units in each vial).
 
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