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Methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


Therapeutic Categories

Antianemic agent

Hematopoietic growth factor

Chemical Name

Methoxy polyethylene glycol epoetin beta; a covalent conjugate of a protein produced by recombinant DNA technology in Chinese Hamster Ovarian cells and conjugated to a linear methoxy-polyethylene glycol (PEG)

Foreign Names

  • methoxy-polyethylenglycolum epoetinum beta (Latin)
  • Methoxy-Polyethylenglycol-Epoetin beta (German)

Generic Names

  • C.E.R.A. (IS)
  • Continuous Erythropoetin Receptor Activator (IS)
  • PEG-EPO (IS)
  • PEG-Epoetin beta (IS)
  • R-744 (IS)
  • Ro-50-3821 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Mircera
    Roche, Australia; Roche, Belgium; Roche, Switzerland; Roche, Germany; Roche, Denmark; Roche, France; Roche, United Kingdom; Roche, Greece; Roche, Croatia (Hrvatska); Roche, Hungary; Roche, Ireland; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, Norway; Roche, Slovakia; Roche, United States
    Roche, Sweden


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