- Side effects include joint pain and hypotension.
- It stimulates the production of white blood cells.
- Side effects include bloody urine and headaches.
- It is given once a week either via the IM route or subcutaneously.
Number 4 is correct.
Epoetin alfa is usually given as a weekly injection either IM or subcutaneously. Side effects include joint pain, hypertension, and headaches. Bloody urine is not a side effect of this medication.