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Epoetin Alfa

In the US, Epoetin Alfa (epoetin alfa systemic) is a member of the drug class recombinant human erythropoietins and is used to treat Anemia, Anemia Associated with Chronic Renal Failure, Anemia Prior to Surgery, Anemia - Chemotherapy Induced and Anemia - Drug Induced.

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Therapeutic Categories

Antianemic agent

Hematopoietic growth factor

Chemical Name

Human 1-165-erythropoietin, glycoform α

Foreign Names

  • Epoetinum alfa (Latin)
  • Epoetin alfa (German)
  • Époétine alfa (French)
  • Epoetina alfa (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Abseamed
    EuroCept, Netherlands; Medice, Austria; Medice, Germany; Medice, Luxembourg; Medice, Latvia; Medice, Romania; Medice Arzneimittel, Greece; Medice-D, Italy; Salmon, Switzerland
  • Alveritin
    Alvartis, Mexico
  • Binocrit
    Krka, Slovakia; Sandoz, Austria; Sandoz, Belgium; Sandoz, Switzerland; Sandoz, Germany; Sandoz, Finland; Sandoz, France; Sandoz, United Kingdom; Sandoz, Greece; Sandoz, Italy; Sandoz, Lithuania; Sandoz, Latvia; Sandoz, Netherlands; Sandoz, Romania; Sandoz, Sweden; Sandoz, Slovenia; Sandoz Farmaceutica, Spain
  • Bioyetín
    Probiomed, Mexico
  • Epiao
    M & H, Thailand
  • Epoetin alfa Hexal
    Hexal, Lithuania; Hexal, Luxembourg; Hexal, Netherlands
  • Epoetin alfa HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany; Hexal, Latvia
  • Epoetin GPO
    GPO, Thailand
  • Epoetin
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Epoetina Bago
    Bago, Chile
  • Epogen
    Amgen, United States; Harbin, Philippines
  • Epokine
    CJ Corp, Philippines; CJ Corp, Thailand
  • Epopen
    Esteve, Spain
  • Epophar
    Gulf, Romania
  • Eporon
    Dong-A Pharm, Thailand
  • Eposino
    Shandong Kexing, Philippines
  • Epoyet
    Procaps, Colombia
  • Eprex
    Cilag, Hong Kong; Cilag, Serbia; Janssen, Antigua & Barbuda; Janssen, Australia; Janssen, Aruba; Janssen, Barbados; Janssen, Belgium; Janssen, Bermuda; Janssen, Brazil; Janssen, Bahamas; Janssen, Estonia; Janssen, Grenada; Janssen, Guyana; Janssen, Hungary; Janssen, Ireland; Janssen, Israel; Janssen, Jamaica; Janssen, Cayman Islands; Janssen, Saint Lucia; Janssen, Luxembourg; Janssen, Myanmar; Janssen, Malaysia; Janssen, Netherlands; Janssen, Norway; Janssen, New Zealand; Janssen, Philippines; Janssen, Poland; Janssen, Suriname; Janssen, Thailand; Janssen, Trinidad & Tobago; Janssen, Taiwan; Janssen, Saint Vincent & The Grenadines; Janssen, Venezuela; Janssen-Cilag, Bahrain; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Janssen-Cilag, Czech Republic; Janssen-Cilag, Denmark; Janssen-Cilag, Finland; Janssen-Cilag, France; Janssen-Cilag, United Kingdom; Janssen-Cilag, Greece; Janssen-Cilag, Indonesia; Janssen-Cilag, Italy; Janssen-Cilag, Malta; Janssen-Cilag, Oman; Janssen-Cilag, Singapore; Janssen-Cilag, Vietnam; Janssen-Cilag, South Africa; Janssen-Ortho Inc., Canada; Johnson & Johnson, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Johnson & Johnson, Bulgaria; Johnson & Johnson, Croatia (Hrvatska); Johnson & Johnson, Lithuania; Johnson & Johnson, Latvia; Johnson & Johnson, Russian Federation; Johnson & Johnson, Slovenia; Johnson & Johnson, Slovakia; Johnson&Johnson, Romania; Santa-Farma, Turkey; Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh; Vetter, Georgia
  • Eritrogen
    Bioprofarma, Argentina; Ranbaxy, Thailand
  • Eritropoyetina Alfa
    Roemmers, Peru
  • Eritropoyetina
    Altian, Belize; Altian, Costa Rica; Altian, Dominican Republic; Altian, Guatemala; Altian, Honduras; Altian, Nicaragua; Altian, El Salvador
  • Erlan
    Landsteiner, Mexico
  • Erypo
    Janssen-Cilag, Austria
    Janssen-Cilag, Germany
  • Erypro
    Biocon, India
  • Erypro Save
    Biocon, India
  • Espo
    Kirin Kunpeng, China; Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Japan
  • Espogen
    LG Life Sciences, Thailand
  • Exetin-A
    Pisa, Mexico
  • Hemapo
    Kalbe, Indonesia; Kalbe Farma, Myanmar
  • Hemax
    Bio Sidus, Thailand; Bio Sidus, Tunisia; Farmindustria, Peru; Interpharm, Ecuador; Sidus, Argentina; Zydus Cadila, Myanmar
  • Hepta
    Roemmers, Chile
  • Hypercrit
    Biogalenic, Venezuela; Delta Farma, Argentina; Pentafarma, Chile
  • Proclat Alfa
    AC Farma, Peru
  • Procrit
    Ortho Biotech, United States
  • Renogen
    Biomedis, Philippines; Biomedis, Thailand; Great Eastern, Thailand
  • Repretin
    Sedico, Georgia

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