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Which of the following is the most appropriate pharmacotherapy for this patient? A 50-year-old man with a long-standing history of type 2 diabetes mellitus comes to the physician because of several fainting episodes and fatigue during the past month. He appears chronically ill. His temperature is 37°C (98.6°F), pulse is 95/min, respirations are 17/min, and blood pressure is 155/95mm Hg. Physical examination shows pallor. Laboratory studies show:\n Hemoglobin 8 g/dL\n Hematocrit 24%\n Mean corpuscular hemoglobin 30 pg/cell\n Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration 33% Hb/cell\n Mean corpuscular volume 85 um3\n Leukocyte count 8000/mm3\n Platelet count 200,000/mm3\n SERUM\n Urea nitrogen 60 mg/dL\n Creatinine 6 mg/dL\n Total bilirubin 0.9 mg/dL\n \n



A. Cyclosporine\n
B. Deferoxamine\n
C. Erythropoietin\n
D. Filgrastim\n
E. Folic acid\n
F. Oprelvekin\n
G. Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)\n

This question is part of NBME 13 Section 2 (50 questions)
Asked by Chachelly, Last updated: Feb 23, 2020

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Answered Apr 10, 2019

Erythropoietin
 

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