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Erythropoietin

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

B03XA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0011096-26-7

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

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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