Assessing the impact of concomitant therapies on anemia in dialysis patients. Case study of the anemic patient.

  • Nancy Gregory
  • Published 2000 in
    Nephrology nursing journal : journal of the…
A wide variety of prescribed and over-the-counter (OTC) agents can affect the production or viability of red blood cells, thereby contributing to anemia. An apparent hyporesponse to Epoetin alfa therapy in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients can sometimes be traced to a medication prescribed to treat a comorbid condition. The anemic potential of many of… (More)