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Epoetin Alfa

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agent Eprex® Adult, Cancer-related

Epoetin Alfa - Dosage and How to Use

How should Epoetin Alfa be used?

Epoetin alfa is an injection with various dosing schedules, that may be given via the intravenous or subcutaneous route. Follow the dosing schedule instructed by your doctor.

However, subcutaneous epoetin alfa should NOT be used to treat anemia due to chronic kidney disease.

Do not shake the syringe vigorously.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of epoetin alfa, contact your doctor for further instructions on what to do.

What should I do if I overdose?

If you overdose on this medication, inform your doctor immediately.

Epoetin Alfa - Additional Information

  • Updated on Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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