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What is oprelvekin?

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Dr. Romeo Mandanas
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In brief: Interleukin-11

Oprevelkin is interleukin-11 a growth factor stimulating increased production of platelets.
It is available as an injection given under the patient's skin daily for up to 10-21 days beginning after their chemotherapy in patients who have shown a severe drop in their platelet counts during prior treatments in an effort to prevent platelet transfusions.

In brief: Interleukin-11

Oprevelkin is interleukin-11 a growth factor stimulating increased production of platelets.
It is available as an injection given under the patient's skin daily for up to 10-21 days beginning after their chemotherapy in patients who have shown a severe drop in their platelet counts during prior treatments in an effort to prevent platelet transfusions.
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