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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

methoxy polyethylene glycol epoetin beta 
A pegylated form of recombinant human erythropoietin, a glycosylated protein naturally produced in the kidney that stimulates erythrocyte production in the bone marrow. Methoxypolyethylene glycol epoetin beta may reverse anemias induced by cancer therapy. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name:Mircera
Foreign brand name:Mircera
Code name:Ro 50-3821