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For what espogen injection is used ?

my father was diabetic patient for the last 25 years. he is 62 yrs old. present status potassium 6.20, creatinine 3.30, serum calcium 7.40 and serum phosphorus 3.60. Doctor recommended espogen 4000 injection(6). for what reason the injection
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Espogen 4000 injection ig given for Anaemia associated with chronic renal failure.
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Espogen is a artificial form of a protein Erythropoeitin which is present in our kidneys to boost production of red blood cells to prevent anemia. in patients with kidney diseases Erythropoeitin is deficient and so we need to supplement with injections.
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