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15 Cards in this Set

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What are Hematopoietic Growth Factors used for?
Treatment after cancer chemotherapy
Treatment after bone marrow transplant
Chronic Renal Failure
Epoetin alfa is identical to ____.
Human erythropoietin hormone
What is the analog of human erythropoietin hormone?
Epoetin Alfa
What are the adverse effects of Epoetin Alfa?
Cardiovascular Events
What is the long-acting form of erythropoietin?
Darbepoetin Alfa
What factor in the human body stimulates WBC production?
human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF)
Filgrastim is identical to ___.
What are adverse effects of Filgrastim?
Bone Pain
What is the long-acting derivative of Filgrastim?
What is the identical drug to granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF)?
Sargramostim is used for ___.
Bone Marrow Transplants
Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
What is the identical drug to thrombopoietic growth factor?
What is Oprelvekin identical to?
Thrombopoietic Growth Factor
Platelet Production
What is Oprelvekin used for?
Myelo-suppressive chemotherapy
What are the adverse effects of Oprelvekin?
Fluid Retention
Cardiac Dysrhythmias