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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 Concentrated Solution (PH: BP 2016)

Brand Names

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ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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