What is the efficacy of erythropoietin for the treatment of renal pruritus?

Updated: Mar 03, 2020
  • Author: David F Butler, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Erythropoietin has been studied, [39, 40] and one double-blinded, placebo-controlled study showed marked benefit in patients receiving small doses for up to 6 months. However, this effect could not be confirmed.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!