Epofit 10000IU Injection
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Composition for Epofit 10000IU Injection
Primarily used for
Anemia due to chronic kidney disease, Anemia due to cancer chemotherapy
1 Injection in 1 prefilled syringe
1 Prefilled Syringe
Medicine Overview of Epofit Injection
Uses of Epofit Injection
Epofit 10000IU Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and anemia due to chemotherapy.
Side effects of Epofit Injection
Increased blood pressure, Nausea, Vomiting, Fever.
How to use Epofit Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Epofit Injection works
Epofit 10000iu 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.
In Depth Information on Epofit Injection
Expert advice for Epofit Injection
- 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.
Special precautions for Epofit 10000IU Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epofit 10000IU Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Epofit 10000IU Injection is probably safe to use during lact+more
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Epofit 10000IU Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Epofit 10000IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Epofit 10000IU Injection is recommended.+more
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while the patient is taking this medicine....
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while the patient is taking this medicine.
Epofit 10000IU Injection should be used with caution in pati+more
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epofit 10000IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Telma 40mg Tablet, Telma 20mg Tablet, Lotak 50mg Tablet, Telsartan 80mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa / Epoetin Alfa, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Epofit 10000IU Injection
Frequently asked questions for Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa / Epoetin Alfa
Q. How should Epofit 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. Epofit 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 Epofit?
Tell the doctor or nurse immediately if you think too much Epofit has been injected.
Q. When should Epofit not be used?
Epofit 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.
User Submitted Feedback For Epofit 10000IU Injection
Patients taking Epofit 10000IU Injection
Once A Week
Twice A Week
Once A Day
Twice A Month
What were the side-effects while using this medicine?
No Side Effect
How do you take this medicine?
With or without food
How much was the improvement?
Please rate this medicine on price?
What are you using this medicine for?
Anemia due to chronic kidney disease
Anemia due to cancer chemotherapy
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