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RETACRIT™ Contraindications (epoetin alfa-epbx)


RETACRIT is contraindicated in patients with:

Uncontrolled hypertension [see Warnings and Precautions (5.3)].
Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) that begins after treatment with RETACRIT or other erythropoietin protein drugs [see Warnings and Precautions (5.6)].
Serious allergic reactions to RETACRIT or other epoetin alfa products [see Warnings and Precautions (5.7)].

RETACRIT from multiple-dose vials contains benzyl alcohol and is contraindicated in:

Neonates, infants, pregnant women, and lactating women [see Warnings and Precautions (5.9), Use in Specific Populations (8.1,8.2, and 8.4)]
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