Which medications are used in the treatment of aplastic anemia?

Updated: Jan 29, 2021
  • Author: Sameer Bakhshi, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The following medications are used in patients with aplastic anemia:

  • Immunosuppressive agents (eg, cyclosporine, methylprednisolone, equine antithymocyte globulin, rabbit antithymocyte globulin, cyclophosphamide, alemtuzumab)
  • Hematopoietic growth factors (eg, eltrombopag [4] , sargramostim, filgrastim)
  • Antimetabolite (purine) antineoplastic agents (eg, fludarabine)

  • Iron-chelating agents (eg, deferoxamine, deferasirox)

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