Epoetin alfa (Eprex): reports of pure red blood cell aplasia

Wooltorton, Eric
February 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/19/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p480
Academic Journal
Reports on an alert from Health Canada concerning adverse reactions to the anemia drug epoetin alfa (Eprex). Details of the drug, which is associated with seven cases of pure red cell aplasia (PRCA); Diagnostic criteria and other conditions associated with PRCA.


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