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Epogen (epoetin alfa) Drug Interactions

A total of 30 drugs are known to interact with Epogen (epoetin alfa).

  • 4 major drug interactions
  • 3 moderate drug interactions
  • 23 minor drug interactions

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Common medications checked in combination with Epogen (epoetin alfa)

  • allopurinol (Zyloprim, Aloprim, Lopurin)
  • amlodipine (Norvasc)
  • Aranesp (darbepoetin alfa)
  • aspirin (Aspir 81, Ecotrin, Acetylsalicylic Acid, Aspirin Low Strength, Bayer Aspirin, Aspir-Low, Ascriptin, Ecotrin Adult Low Strength, Bufferin, Aspiritab, Arthritis Pain, Fasprin, Halfprin, Easprin, Durlaza, Aspirtab, St. Joseph 81 mg Chewable Aspirin, Aspergum, Low Dose ASA, Buffered Aspirin, Ecotrin Maximum Strength, Ascriptin Enteric, Acuprin 81, St. Joseph 81 mg Aspirin Enteric Safety-Coated, Aspirin Lite Coat, Bayer Aspirin Regimen, Aspi-Cor, Empirin, Bayer Children's Aspirin, Bufferin Extra Strength, St. Joseph Aspirin, Bayer Women's Aspirin With Calcium, Miniprin, Migralex, Ascriptin Maximum Strength, Arthritis Foundation Pain Reliever, Bayer Aspirin with Heart Advantage, Bufferin Low Dose, Medi-Seltzer, Sloprin, ZORprin, Bayer Aspirin Extra Strength Plus, Buffex, Entercote, Extra Strength Bayer, Genacote, Gennin-FC, Genprin, Litecoat Aspirin, Minitabs, Tri-Buffered Aspirin, Entaprin, Bufferin Arthritis Strength, Therapy Bayer, Stanback Analgesic, Norwich Aspirin, Ecpirin, Zero-Order Release, YSP Aspirin, Heartline, Bayer Advanced Aspirin, Buffasal)
  • carvedilol (Coreg, Coreg CR)
  • clonidine (Catapres, Kapvay, Clonidine ER, Catapres-TTS, Duraclon, Nexiclon XR, Jenloga)
  • ferrous sulfate (Feosol Original, FeroSul, Ferrousal, Iron Sulfate, Slow Fe, Ferro-Time, MyKidz Iron 10, Slow Release Iron, Mol-Iron, Ferrospace, Fero-Gradumet Filmtab, Ferra T.D. Caps, Ferro-Bob, Chem-Sol, Yieronia, Lydia E. Pinkham, Fe 50, Fer-Gen-Sol, Fer-In-Sol, Feratab, Fer-Iron, Ferra-TD, Fe Caps)
  • folic acid (Folvite, FA-8, Folacin-800, FaLessa)
  • furosemide (Lasix, Diaqua-2, Lo-Aqua)
  • gabapentin (Neurontin, Gralise, Gabarone, Fanatrex)
  • heparin (Heparin Sodium)
  • hydralazine (Apresoline)
  • Lasix (furosemide)
  • levothyroxine (Synthroid, Levoxyl, Tirosint, Levothroid, Eltroxin, Unithroid, Levothyrox, Euthyrox, Levo-T, L Thyroxine Roche, Eutroxsig, Novothyrox, Oroxine, Tirosint-Sol, Levotabs, Levotec, Evotrox)
  • lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil, Qbrelis)
  • losartan (Cozaar)
  • metoprolol (Metoprolol Tartrate, Metoprolol Succinate ER, Toprol-XL, Lopressor, Kapspargo Sprinkle)
  • omeprazole (Prilosec, Prilosec OTC, Zegerid (Original Formulation), Omesec)
  • prednisone (Deltasone, Rayos, Sterapred, Sterapred DS, Prednicot, Meticorten, Orasone, Liquid Pred, Prednicen-M)
  • Procrit (epoetin alfa)
  • Sensipar (cinacalcet)
  • Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)

Epogen (epoetin alfa) alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Epogen (epoetin alfa)

Epogen (epoetin alfa) disease interactions

There are 5 disease interactions with Epogen (epoetin alfa) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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