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Erythropoietin (International)

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Antianemic agent

Hematopoietic growth factor

Chemical Name

Glycoprotein hormone which stimulates red blood cell formation in higher organisms

Foreign Names

  • Erythropoietin (German)
  • Erythropoietine (French)
  • Eritropoyetina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ep (IS)
  • Erythropoiesis stimulating factor (IS)
  • ESF (IS)
  • Hemopoietine (IS)
  • r-HuEPO (IS)
  • Erythropoietin (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Erythropoietin Concentrated Solution (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Bimolin
    Recalcine, Paraguay
  • Binocrit
    Sandoz, Turkey
  • Bioyetin
    Lazar, Uruguay; Probiomed, Dominican Republic; Probiomed, Guatemala; Probiomed, Honduras; Probiomed, Mexico; Probiomed, Panama; Probiomed, Paraguay; Probiomed, El Salvador
  • Ceriton
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Dropoetin
    Drogsan, Turkey
  • Epiao
    Libra, Paraguay; shenyang sunshine, Egypt; Sunshine Pharmaceutical, China
  • EPO V y T Farma
    V y T Farma, Paraguay
  • Epocryn
    Cryopharma, Mexico
  • Epoetin
    Sedico, Egypt
  • Epoetin alfa Hexal
    Hexal, Greece
  • Epoetina Alfa
    Labot, Peru; Medifarma, Peru; Roemmers, Peru
  • Epofer
    Emcure, India
  • Epoform
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Epogen
    Pablo Cassara, Georgia
  • Epoglobin
    Ikapharmindo, Indonesia
  • Epokine
    PMG Pharma, Chile
  • Epomine
    Klarvoyant, India
  • Eponis-2k
    Neiss, India
  • Eporon
    Bio Reg Pharma, Peru; Dong-A, South Korea
  • Eposis
    Micro Labs, India
  • Epotin
    Julphar, Lebanon; Julphar, Tunisia
  • Epotrex-NP
    Novell Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Epox
    Wockhardt, India
  • Eprex
    Janssen Cilag, Paraguay; Janssen-Cilag, Egypt; J&J DeChane, India
  • Eritrogen
    Bioprofarma, Argentina
  • Eritrogen 1000 UI
    Clausen, Uruguay
  • Eritrogen 10000 UI
    Clausen, Uruguay
  • Eritrogen 2000 UI
    Clausen, Uruguay
  • Eritrogen 4000 UI
    Clausen, Uruguay
  • Eritropoyetina 4000UI Catedral
    Catedral, Paraguay
  • Eritropoyetina Duncan
    Duncan, Argentina
  • Eritropoyetina Eritromax
    Bla├║, Colombia
  • Eritropoyetina Humana Recombinante
    Delta, Colombia; Pharmagen, Peru
  • Erypioten
    Amoun, Egypt
  • Erythromycine Bailleul 4%
    Bailleul, France
  • ESPO
    Kyowa Hakko Kirin China Pharmaceutical, China
  • Espogen
    LG Life Sciences, China; LG Life Sciences, South Korea
  • Ger epo
    Vacsera, Egypt
  • Heberitro
    Bioteng, Paraguay
  • Hemastim
    Gemabiotech, Argentina
  • Hemax
    Instituto Sidus, China; Instituto Sidus, Lebanon; Sidus, Paraguay
  • Hemax 1.000 UI
    Sidus, Uruguay
  • Hemax 10.000 UI
    Sidus, Uruguay
  • Hemax 2.000 UI
    Sidus, Uruguay
  • Hemax 3.000 UI
    Sidus, Uruguay
  • Hemax-Eritron
    Biosint├ętica, Brazil
  • Hemoprex
    Bergamo, Brazil
  • Hemoprex [+ Albumin Human]
    Bergamo, Paraguay
  • Huan Er Bo
    Sihuan Pharmaceutical Factory, China
  • Ior Epocim
    Center of Molecular Immunology, Tunisia; Quality Pharma, Peru
  • Jia Lin Hao
    Ahua Pharmaceutical, China
  • Jimaixin
    NCPC GeneTech, China
  • Ninghongxin
    Huaxin High Biotechnology, China
  • Novicrit
    Sandoz, Australia
  • Pronivel
    Elea, Argentina; Eticos, Paraguay
  • Recormon
    Roche, Egypt
  • Repoitin
    Serum Institute, India
  • Retacrit
    Hospira, Ireland
  • Sai Bo Er
    Shenzhen Sai Bao Er Bio-Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, China
  • Stievamycin [+ Tretinoin]
    Stiefel, Paraguay
  • Tecnomax 4000
    FA.PA.SA., Paraguay
  • Vintor
    Emcure, India
  • Wepox
    Wockhardt, Philippines
  • Wepox Save
    Wockhardt, India
  • Xue Da Sheng
    Hayao Pharmaceutical Group Holding, China
  • Yi Bei
    Di Ao Pharmaceutical Group, China
  • Yi Pu Ding
    Kexing Biotech, China
  • Yi Pu Li
    Kehua Bio-Engineering, China
  • Yibao
    Chemo Wanbang Biochemical Pharmaceutical Company, China
  • Zyrop
    Zydus, India


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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