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FDA recommends lower doses of anemia drugs

(AP) -- Food and Drug Administration officials say doctors should use lower doses of anemia drugs when treating patients with failing kidneys due to the increased risk of stroke, blood clots and death.

dateJun 24, 2011 in Medications
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Study finds stroke risk from anemia drug Aranesp

(AP) -- A new study raises fresh safety concerns about widely used anemia medicines, finding that the drug Aranesp nearly doubled the risk of stroke in people with diabetes and chronic kidney problems who are not yet sick ...

dateOct 31, 2009 in Medications
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