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FDA Urges Reduced Doses for Anemia Drugs

According to U.S. health officials, doctors should use the anemia drugs Procrit, Epogen and Aranesp more cautiously in patients with chronic kidney disease.

The new warning comes in response to data showing that patients on these drugs face a higher risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke, blood clots and death. Read

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