Thursday, May 12, 2011

Procrit: Does Drug Worsen Heart Attacks?

heart attack anatomyImage by gandhiji40 via Flickr People who have been administered via IV the drug erythropoietin alfa after suffering a heart attack could allegedly be at risk for new heart problems and possible greater cardiac damage from the attack if a new study is accurate.

The drug has been prescribed for people who had prior heart attacks patients because certain studies suggested it might reduce the extent of heart attack damage.

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