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EPOTOP 40000IU INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 10265 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for EPOTOP

Epoetin Alfa(40000 iu)

food interaction for EPOTOP

alcohol interaction for EPOTOP

pregnancy interaction for EPOTOP

lactation interaction for EPOTOP

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Epotop 40000iu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Epotop 40000iu 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
Epotop 40000iu injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for EPOTOP

Epoetin Alfa(40000 iu)

Uses

Epotop 40000iu injection is used in the treatment of anemia, anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.

How it works

Epotop 40000iu injection belongs to an identical type of human glycoprotein hormone called erythropoietin. Epotop 40000iu injection works by stimulating red blood cell production.

Common side effects

Nausea, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Depression, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Injection site pain, Injection site redness, Insomnia, Formation of blood clots in dialysis shunt, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for EPOTOP

4 Substitutes
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  • ERYPRO SAFE 40000 IU INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Biocon
    Rs. 10147.50/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 10147.50
    save 1% more per ML of injection
  • ERYKINE 40000 IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 9750/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 9750
    save 5% more per injection
  • VINTOR 40000IU INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 900/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 900
    save 91% more per ML of injection
  • EPOTIN 40000IU INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Claris Lifesciences Ltd
    Rs. 1613.04/ML of injection
    generic_icon
    Rs. 1613.04
    save 84% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for EPOTOP

  • 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 EPOTOP

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 02 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)