Active Ingredient(s): Peginesatide
FDA Approved: * March 27, 2012
Pharm Company: * AFFYMAX INC
Category: Anemia

Peginesatide[2] (INN/USAN, trade name Omontys, formerly Hematide), developed by Affymax and Takeda, is an erythropoietic agent, a functional analog of erythropoietin. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for treatment of anemia associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in adult patients on dialysis.[3][4] On February 23, 2013, Affymax and Takeda issued a press release indicating that they were recalling all batches of pegi... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.