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hi, if erythropoetin injections cause dog to develope antibodies

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hi, if erythropoetin injections cause dog to develope antibodies after a couple of months use, does that mean that dog will eventually die of anaemia. many thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 3 years ago.
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It means that the erythropoietin would need to be withdrawn and we would need to consider an alternate manner in which to correct Connie's anemia. That would be predicated upon why Connie is anemic. Can you tell me, please, more about Connie's condition?