Cancer Channel
Topics
Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

Procrit

Side Effects of Procrit

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Procrit. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects include but are not limited to:
 
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Fatigue
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Pain, redness, or irritation at the injection site.
     
(Click Procrit Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Procrit is unlikely to interact with other medications (see Procrit Drug Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Procrit?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this drug if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Procrit Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
5 Easy Tips to Manage Visitors During Cancer Treatment

Procrit Injection Information

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.