Sickle cell anemia
Other Names for this Disease
- HbS disease
- Hemoglobin S Disease
- Sickling disorder due to hemoglobin S
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- ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Sickle cell anemia. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
(Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute)
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
|To reduce the frequency of painful crises and to reduce the need for blood transfusions in adult patients with sickle cell anemia with recurrent moderate to severe painful crises (generally at least 3 during the preceding 12 months).|
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