Is epogen given before or after a blood transfusion?

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19 Oct 2009

It probably doesn't matter when you get Epogen if you are having a blood transfusion. If needed, it could be given before or after the infusion.

But for patients having dialysis, Epogen is given after dialysis.

http://www.drugs.com/cons/epogen.html

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