Procrit is the brand name of an injectable prescription used to treat Anemia. The generic drug name is Epoetin Alpha.
Procrit works like the natural human protein erythropoietin that helps your body make more RBC’s (Red Blood Cells). So Procrit is in a class of drugs known as erythropoiesis-stimulating agents.
Procrit is used to reduce, or avoid, the need for RBC transfusions.
It does carry a black box warning. The type you will find on most CAD related pharmaceutical treatment products.