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Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research

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Role of erythropoietin in renal anemia therapy

Xuekun Xing, Wenbo Zhang, Huishan Sun

Abstract


Renal anemia is a common complication of chronic renal failure caused by erythropoietin deficiency; targeting erythropoietin is a common approach to renal anemia treatment. This paper describes the role of erythropoietin and others drugs in renal anemia treatment, as well as the cause of erythropoietin resistance.

Keywords: Chronic renal failure, Renal anemia, Erythropoietin resistance




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/tjpr.v15i5.26
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