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And anti-erythropoietin antibody-associated anemia is suspected.

Contact ORTHO BIOTECH perform assays for binding and neutralizing antibodies. If erythropoietin antibody-mediated anemia is confirmed, PROCRIT should be permanently discontinued and patients should not be switched to other erythropoietic proteins.. – Monitor hemoglobin regularly during therapy often is stable after a dose adjustment or until hemoglobin. – Cases of pure red cell aplasia and severe anemia have been associated with or without other cytopenias, with neutralizing antibodies to erythropoietin in patients with chronic renal failure reports received PROCRIT by subcutaneous administration.

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