Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents are used to treat anemia and kidney disease. They work by increasing red blood cells in the blood.

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Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents
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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Procrit
2,009
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EPOETIN ALFA helps your body make more red blood cells. This medicine is used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney failure, cancer chemotherapy, or HIV-therapy. It may also be used before surgery if you have anemia.
Epogen
685
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EPOETIN ALFA helps your body make more red blood cells. This medicine is used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney failure, cancer chemotherapy, or HIV-therapy. It may also be used before surgery if you have anemia.
Aranesp
1,271
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DARBEPOETIN ALFA helps your body make more red blood cells. It is used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney failure and chemotherapy.
Mircera
474
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METHOXY POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL-EPOETIN BETA (muh THOK see pol ee ETH i leen GLYE col - e POE e tin BAY ta) helps your body make more red blood cells. It is used to treat anemia caused by kidney failure.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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