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Suggest a substitute for espogen

hi..my husband's creatinine is 2.7 and he also has cirrhosis of liver...he is 51 yrs.....initially his nephrologist put him on espogen 10000 once a week and has now reduced his dose to 4000 weekly....but in the guld espogen is not available...any other substitute for espogen.
Wed, 7 Sep 2016
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you can use any erythropoietin generic compound like WEPOX OR ZYROP 4000 unit instead of espogen.you can use darbopoietin alpha generic compound also in 25 mcg subcutaneous weekly dose.
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