Disease Information for Erythropoetin (Epogen) injection/Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
High blood pressure/sign
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Dialysis shunt/hemodialysis
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Hematocrit (Lab)
MCV/Mean Corpuscular Volume (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Erythropoetin (Epocrit) effect/toxicity
Erythropoetin-producing tumor
Hypertension
Polycythemia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/ Source rDNA Manufacture
DRUG/Biologicals/serums/vaccines/blood products (cat)
DRUG/Genetically engineered/biological drug (example)
DRUG/Hormonal agent/derivative medication (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
ECSF, ECSF (erythrocyte colony stimulating factor), EPO, EPO Erythropoietin, Epoetin, Erythrocyte Colony Stimulating Factor, Erythropoetin, Erythropoietin, Erythropoietin (substance), Erythropoietin preparation, Erythropoietin preparation (product), Erythropoietin preparation (substance), Erythropoietin product, hematopoietin, Brand name/Aranesp (Erythropoetin/Darbepoitin) variant, Brand name/Epogen (Erythropoetin), Brand name/Epoitin (Erythropoetin), Brand name/Eprex (Erythropoetin), Brand name/Procrit (Erythropoetin/Epoetin-alpha), Synonym/Epoetin Alpha administration
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/Dose 9000 units
DRUG/Dose in units
DRUG/Dose Unit dose Vial preparation
DRUG/Dose Weekly
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/Subcutaneous administration medication
Definition

Bioengineered human erythropoetin drug;parenteral preparation used in chronic disease with anemia such as renal failure or chemotherapy suppressed marrow;stimulates RBC marrow production;expensive; often used illegally for doping in sports instead of reserved blood self-transfusion

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