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A recombinant version of erythropoeitin, a natural glycoprotein that stimulates red blood cell production. Epogen is used as a treatment for drug-related anaemia, including that caused by AZT. Epogen is made by Amgen. An identical product, known as Procrit, is made by Ortho Biotech.

(09 Oct 1997)

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