Encourage 2000 IU Injection


Overview

Uses of Encourage Injection

Encourage 2000 IU Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and anemia due to chemotherapy.

Encourage Injection side effects

Common
  • High blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever

How to use Encourage Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Encourage Injection works

Encourage 2000 IU Injection is an erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA). It works by stimulating the bone marrow (soft tissue inside the bones which produces red blood cells) to produce more red blood cells.

Encourage Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Encourage 2000 IU Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Encourage 2000 IU Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Encourage 2000 IU Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Encourage 2000 IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Encourage 2000 IU Injection is recommended.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while the patient is taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Encourage 2000 IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Encourage 2000 IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Encourage Injection?

If you miss a dose of Encourage 2000 IU Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have a history of blood disorders, cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, seizures, or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience chest pain, breathing problems, sudden/severe headache, or difficulty with vision, speech, or walking.
  • Requires regular BP monitoring.
  • Requires weekly haemoglobin(Hb) level monitoring when treatment starts and monthly thereafter. Hb level should not exceed 1 g/dL in any 14-day span.
  • Do not discontinue treatment without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Encourage with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Losin, Tosar, Closarten
MODERATE
Brand(s): Valtan, Valent, Starval
MODERATE
Brand(s): Capotril
MODERATE
Brand(s): K Pril, Liprinor, Lis Ten
MODERATE
Brand(s): Ontel, Telbind, Caditel
MODERATE
Brand(s): Topram, Rigapril, Ram
MODERATE
Brand(s): Olmirose, Olminir, Golme
MODERATE
Brand(s): Enatol, AB-Pril, Inopril
MODERATE
Brand(s): Debipro, Sebri
MODERATE
Brand(s): Rindopril
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Encourage

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He was suffered from chickenpox 15 days earlier.Now he is suffering from pain abdomen,vomiting from last 4 days and also had mild fever ie for 1day.He is on tab.oflox oz (1/2tab.) and tab.lansaprazole 15mg.But still having mild pain abdomen and nausea after mealsHe is also having 1 or 2 vomiting in a day.Please give your expert opinion. Thanks
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, encourage intake of cool milk. Also give sup emeset 7.5 ml SOS for vomiting max every 6 hrly. Encourage intake of liquids to drink.
Fever headache &vomiting tendency temperature 102FcFever headache &vomiting tendency sense 2 days use p 250
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please give syp sup emeset 10 ml SOS for vomiting max every 8 hrly. AlsoAlso encourage intake of ors, coconut water and lemon water.
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FAQs

Q. How should Encourage be stored?
In the hospital, pre-filled syringes are stored unopened in a refrigerator between 2 and 8 degrees centigrade. If you are using at home, it is important that the pre-filled syringe is stored in your refrigerator although not in the freezer compartment. It should not be frozen. Allow the pre-filled syringe to reach room temperature prior to using it. This usually takes between 15 and 30 minutes. Encourage pre-filled syringes that are being used or about to be used can be kept at room temperature (not above 25°C) for a maximum single period of 7 days. Pre filled syringes should be protected from light.
Q. What to do if you use too much Encourage?
Tell the doctor or nurse immediately if you think too much Encourage has been injected.
Q. When should Encourage not be used?
Encourage should not be used:- 1) after the expiry date on the label, 2) if the seal is broken, 3) if the liquid is colored or you can see particles floating in it, 4) if you know, or think that it may have been accidentally frozen & 5) if there has been a refrigerator failure.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
463, 4 th Floor, RPG HOUSE, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai – 400 030. Maharashtra, INDIA
MRP
650
1 ml in 1 vial
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