Erythropoietin (Epogen®, Procrit®)
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith

Erythropoietin is used to stimulate the production of red blood cells, especially in cases of anemia resulting from chronic kidney failure. Consult your veterinarian if your pet experiences seizures, fever, joint soreness, mouth ulcers, or pain at the injection site while being treated with erythropoietin.

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Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.


If you think your pet has been poisoned...

Contact your veterinarian or one of the Animal Poison Hotlines (listed below) if you think your pet may have accidentally received or been given an overdose of the medication.

**ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center

1-888-4ANI-HELP (1-888-426-4435). $65.00 per case, billed to caller's credit card.

Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 888-299-2973.

There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.

**Pet Poison Helpline - 24-hour service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

1-800-213-6680 ($35.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.


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