Multiple Manufacturers

EPOGEN

Manufacturer:

Multiple Manufacturers

Epogen HCPCS:

J0885

HCPCS Code Descriptor:

Injection, epoetin alfa, (for non-esrd use), 1000 units

Category:

J Code

Epogen NDCs:

59676-0302-02, 59676-0303-02, 59676-0310-01, 59676-0304-02, 55513-0144-10, 59676-0320-04, 55513-0478-10, 59676-0312-04, 55513-0283-10, 59676-0340-01, 55513-0126-01, 59676-0310-02, 55513-0267-01, 55513-0144-01, 55513-0148-01, 59676-0302-01, 55513-0283-01, 55513-0478-01, 59676-0303-01, 55513-0126-10, 59676-0304-01, 55513-0148-10, 55513-0267-10

Primary Type:

Oncology Colony Stimulating Factor

Generic/Specialty Status:

Multi-Source

Package Type:

Vial

Route of Administration:

Intravenous

Epogen CPT Codes:

Potential CPT administration codes for Epogen can be found at the following link.

Potential NDC Listing Errors:

Our team has identified potential listing errors/discrepancies with the following NDCs:

59676-0302-02, 59676-0303-02, 59676-0304-02

About Epogen:

EPOGEN is a medication manufactured by multiple manufacturers and aligned to the J Code: J0885. EPOGEN is administered via the intravenous route of administration.

EPOGEN is an erythopoieten-stimulating agent commonly used to treat patients undergoing non-elective surgeries to reduce the need for blood transfusions and individuals with anemia that is caused by chronic kidney disease, Zidovidune use in patients with HIV, and chemotherapy. It mimics the mechanism of action of erythopoieten (Epo) in the body. Epo is a glycoprotein produced by the kidneys that stimulates red blood cell production when tissue oxygenation is low. EPOGEN (J0885) is not indicated for a specific age group, but it is contraindicated for pregnant women and neonates and increases the risk of stroke, tumor recurrence, myocardial infarction, and other cardiac events significantly in all patients.

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J0885 Added Date:

January 1, 2006

J0885 Effective Date:

January 1, 2006

J0885 Termination Date:

HCPCS Active

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