EPOFER 10000IU INJECTION

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Composition FOR EPOFER 10000iu injection

Epoetin Alfa(10000iu)

food interaction for EPOFER injection

alcohol interaction for EPOFER injection

pregnancy interaction for EPOFER injection

lactation interaction for EPOFER injection

medicine interaction for EPOFER injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Epofer 10000iu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Epofer 10000iu 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Epofer 10000iu injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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    Epoetin Alfa(10000iu)

    Epofer injection uses

    Epofer 10000iu injection is used in the treatment of anemia, anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.

    How epofer injection works

    Epofer 10000iu injection is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce more red blood cells.

    Common side effects of epofer injection

    Rash, Injection site pain, Pain in extremity, Pulmonary thromboembolism, Arterial thromboembolism (blood clot in artery), Edema, Increased blood pressure, Hypersensitivity.

    SUBSTITUTES FOR EPOFER injection

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    • ZYROP 10000IU INJECTION
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      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 1233.62/ML of injection
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    • EPOTRUST 10000IU INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Panacea Biotec Ltd
      Rs. 3792.37/ML of injection
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    • VINTOR 10000IU INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 2967.30/ML of injection
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    • RENOCEL 10000IU INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 3500/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 3500
      pay 18% more per injection
    • EPORISE 10000IU INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
      Rs. 2467/injection
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      Rs. 2467
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    Expert advice FOR EPOFER injection

    • Take advice from doctor if you suffer or have suffered from fits (epilepsy), high blood pressure, severe liver failure or anemia from other causes.
    • Epoetin alfa should be used with caution in patients with a rare blood pigment disorder that affects skin and other organs (porphyria).
    • Ask your doctor for advice if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.

    Frequently asked questions FOR EPOFER 10000iu injection

    Epoetin Alfa

    Q. What is epoetin alfa/ epoetin alfa injection used for?
    Epoetin alfa is used for treatment of anemia (low hemoglobin or abnormally reduced number of red blood cells) related to severe kidney disease, cancer chemotherapy for certain tumors or due to zidovudine treatment for HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus) infection. Epoetin alfa is also used in moderately anemic patients scheduled to have major bone surgery (hip or knee replacement surgery) to reduce the need for blood transfusion
    Q. How does epoetin alfa work?
    Epoetin alfa works by stimulating red blood cell production.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)