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Epofit 6000 IU Injection

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2099
1 Injection in 1 prefilled syringe
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Medicine Overview of Epofit Injection

Uses of Epofit Injection

Epofit 6000 IU Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and anemia due to chemotherapy.

Epofit Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Epofit are High 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 6000 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.

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.
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Epofit Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Epofit Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epofit 6000 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
Epofit 6000 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
Epofit 6000 IU Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Epofit 6000 IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Epofit 6000 IU Injection is recommended.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while the patient is taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Epofit 6000 IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epofit 6000 IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Epofit Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Epofit 6000 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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Frequently asked questions about Epofit Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Epofit with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Epofit with Enalapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Enalapril: Enatol, AB-Pril, Inopril, Renin, Hiril, Lapril, Ecard, Enalcyp, Genlapril, Minipril
Epofit with Losartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Losartan: Losin, Tosar, Closarten, L Sar, Rigapot, Lortan, Losarfine, Licosar, Lobeep, Aquazaar
Epofit with Azilsartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Azilsartan: Aztra
Epofit with Ramipril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ramipril: Topram, Rigapril, Ram, Winpace, Artere, Beri, Topam, Xypril, Panpril, Ramison
Epofit with Telmisartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Telmisartan: Ontel, Telbind, Caditel, Telmicin, Rxtel, Telmiwell, Geotel, Fytel, Telmigold, Telga
Epofit with Imidapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Epofit with Lisinopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lisinopril: K Pril, Liprinor, Lisinace, Lipril
Epofit with Valsartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valsartan: Valtan, Valent, Starval
Epofit with Irbesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Debipro, Sebri, Irbepex
Epofit with Olmesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Olmesartan: Olmirose, Olminir, Golme, Oltab, Olistor, Olque, Olran, Olsacare, Olmex, Olmecer
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