Medicine Overview of Epotrend Prefilled Syringe
Uses of Epotrend Prefilled Syringe
Epotrend 6000IU Prefilled Syringe is used in the treatment of anemia, anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
Side effects of Epotrend Prefilled Syringe
Rash, Injection site pain, Pain in extremity, Pulmonary thromboembolism, Arterial thromboembolism (blood clot in artery), Edema, Increased blood pressure, Hypersensitivity.
How to use Epotrend Prefilled Syringe
Your doctor or nurse will use this device to give medicine. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this device at home.
How Epotrend Prefilled Syringe works
Epotrend 6000iu prefilled syringe 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 Epotrend Prefilled Syringe
Expert advice for Epotrend Prefilled Syringe
Erythropoietin should not be given in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. Choose a new spot each time receive an injection of this drug, as directed by your doctor. Write down the date, time, dose of injection, and the spot where you injected your dose in a record book. Do not shake the erythropoietin injection. If you shake the medication, it may look foamy and should not be used. Do not inject the drug into a spot that is tender, red, bruised, hard, or has scars or stretch marks. Contact your doctor if you suffer from fits after taking erythropoietin. Do not take further dose of erythromycin, if you suffer from severe allergic reaction (anaphylactic reactions), swelling of eyes and lips (angioedema), bronchospasm, skin rash, and pale red raised itchy skin rash (urticaria). Erythropoietin should be given with caution in:
- Patients with heart diseases.
- Patients with chronic kidney disease.
- Pregnant or breast feeding women.
Special precautions for Epotrend 6000IU Prefilled Syringe
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epotrend 6000IU Prefilled Syringe 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.
Epotrend 6000IU Prefilled Syringe is probably safe to use du+more
ring lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Epotrend 6000IU Prefilled Syringe may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Epotrend 6000IU Prefilled Syringe is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Epotrend 6000IU Prefilled Syringe 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.
Epotrend 6000IU Prefilled Syringe should be used with cautio+more
n in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epotrend 6000IU Prefilled Syringe may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Erythropoietin, 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 Epotrend 6000IU Prefilled Syringe
Frequently asked questions for Erythropoietin
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Hyoscine is used for treating motion sickness
Q. How does it work?
It is also used for relief from spasm in the genito-urinary tract, gastro-intestinal tract as well as during irritable bowel syndrome (IBD). Hyoscine acts by relaxing the smooth muscles and by inhibiting secretions in the lining of the gastro-intestinal tract
Q. Is hyoscine the same as scopolamine?
Scopolamine is the brand name of hyoscine
Q. Is it an anti-histamine?
It is not an anti-histamine
Q. Can I take paracetamol/ibuprofen/painkillers with hyoscine?
Hyoscine is not known to interact with paracetamol/ibuprofen/painkillers.Drugs are known to interact with each other and cause adverse effects.Any drug used in combination with hyoscine should be as per the doctor's advice
Q. Does hyoscine cause drowsiness or relieve nausea?
Hyoscine is known to relieve nausea and may cause drowsiness as a side effect.
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Anemia due to chronic kidney disease