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A patient who has received chemotherapy has a critically low platelet count. The nurse expects which drug or drug class to be used to stimulate platelet cell production?


▸ Filgrastim (Neupogen)

▸ Interferons

▸ Oprelvekin (Neumega)

▸ Epoetin alfa (Epogen)
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Oprelvekin (Neumega)

Oprelvekin (Neumega) stimulates bone marrow cells, specifically megakaryocytes, which eventually form platelets. The other options are incorrect.
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