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Retacrit 2,000U/mL

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Original price $315.50 - Original price $315.50
Original price
$315.50
$315.50 - $315.50
Current price $315.50
Size: 10 Pack

Description

Erythropoietin, a hormone made in the kidneys, stimulates red blood cell production in the body. With advanced kidney disease, this hormone is no longer made in sufficient amounts and results in low numbers of red blood cells (anemia). Retacrit is a synthetic form of the natural erythropoietin hormone, is used to treat dogs and cats with anemia caused by chronic kidney disease.

Benefits

  • Injectable making an easy administration
  • Replaces Erythropoietin hormone in animals with kidney failure

Consult with your veterinarian for proper dosage and course of treatment.

 

Warnings

This drug should not be used in patients that are allergic to it or have had adverse reactions to it previously (development of antibodies). With uncontrolled high blood pressure.

Precautions

This drug should be used with caution in patients with moderate to severe high blood pressure. With iron deficiency

Food and Drug Interactions

Other drugs can interact with this medication, so be sure to tell your veterinarian and pharmacist what medications (including vitamins, supplements, or herbal therapies) you give your animal

Human Warnings

Do not shake the liquid as this can damage the drug and make it less effective. There are no specific precautions required when handling this medication unless you are allergic to it. Wash your hands after handling
any medication.

 

Possible Side Effects

Mild side effect could include stinging at the injection sites.

Contact your veterinarian if you believe your pet is experiencing side effects.

 

Product Administration

Injectable

Product Form

Solution

Ingredients

Epoetin Alfa

Storage

Store the injectable liquid solution in the refrigerator; do not freeze.