A substance made in the laboratory that stimulates the bone marrow to produce red blood cells. It belongs to the family of drugs called antianemics.

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... DARBEPOETIN ALFA (Aranesp™) is a man-made form of erythropoietin, which stimulates the production of red blood cells. Sometimes, your body does not make enough erythropoietin, and that may cause anemia. Darbepoetin alfa treats anemia associated with chronic kidney failure and cancer treatment. Generic darbepoetin alfa injections are not available. ...
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Image:Darbepoetin alfa.png Darbepoetin alfa Systematic (IUPAC) name ...
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