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Epoetin beta

Epoetin beta
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Epoetin beta (rINN) (pronounced /ɛˈpoʊɨtɨn/) is a synthetic, recombinant[1] form of erythropoietin. It stimulates erythropoiesis (increases red blood cell levels) and is used to treat anemia, commonly associated with chronic renal failure and cancer chemotherapy.

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Epoetin is marketed under the trade names NeoRecormon.[2] It is only sold in Europe.


  1. ^ Dunn CJ, Markham A (1996). "Epoetin beta. A review of its pharmacological properties and clinical use in the management of anaemia associated with chronic renal failure". Drugs 51 (2): 299–318. PMID 8808169.
  2. ^ Amgen - Products. URL: Accessed on: October 21, 2007.
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