SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of epoetin alfa in patients with kidney failure on dialysis are:
In HIV-infected patients receiving zidovudine, the most common side effects with epoetin alfa are fever, headache, rash, and nasal or chest congestion. Rare cases of seizures or severe rash have occurred in these patients.
The most common side effects in patients undergoing surgery with anemia are:
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