Anemia associated w/ chronic renal failure Adult
Starting dose: 50-100 u/kg 3 times wkly IV or SC. Anemia in cancer patient on chemotherapy Adult SC
Recommended dose: 150-300 u/kg 3 times wkly or 40,000 u once a wk. Zidovudine-treated HIV-infected patient w/ serum erythropoietin level ≤500 mUnits/mL receiving zidovudine ≤4,200 mg/wk
Recommended starting dose: 100 u/kg IV or SC 3 times wkly for 8 wk. Reduction of allogenic blood transfusion in surgery patient
300 u/kg/day SC for 10 days pre-op, on day of surgery & 4 days post-op. Alternate dose schedule: 600 u/kg SC once wkly (21, 14 & 7 days pre-op) then 4th dose on day of surgery. Premed w/ Fe supplement.