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Methoxy Peg-Epoetin Beta

What is Mircera used for?

This medication is used to treat anemia (low red blood cell count) in people with long-term serious kidney disease (chronic kidney disease). It works by signaling the bone marrow to make more red blood cells. Methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta helps to reverse anemia. It also helps to reduce the need for blood transfusions. This medication is very similar to the natural substance in your body (erythropoietin) that prevents anemia.


Methoxy Peg-Epoetin Beta


Blood Cell Deficiency
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Mircera Frequently Asked Questions

Discuss the risks and benefits of methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta with your doctor, as this medication may rarely cause very serious (possibly fatal) side effects, including blood clots, heart attack, stroke, or heart failure. It is very important to keep all lab appointments since your doctor will need to carefully check your red blood cell count and hemoglobin level. The lowest effective dose of this medication should be used.

When used to treat anemia related to cancer, this medication may also increase the risk of death and/or cause the tumor to grow faster. This medication is not approved for the treatment of anemia related to cancer. Ask your doctor about the risks and benefits of this medication, as well as other effective and possibly safer treatments for anemia related to cancer.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Mircera Dosage and Form Information

50 Mcg/0.3
75 Mcg/0.3
30 Mcg/0.3