Epotrust 6000IU Solution for Injection

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Panacea Biotec Ltd

Composition for Epotrust 6000IU Solution for Injection

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Primarily used for

Anemia due to chronic kidney disease, Anemia due to cancer chemotherapy
2023.81
1 ml in 1 penfill
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Medicine Overview of Epotrust Solution for Injection

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Uses of Epotrust Solution for Injection

Epotrust 6000IU Solution for Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and anemia due to chemotherapy.
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Side effects of Epotrust Solution for Injection

Common

Increased blood pressure, Nausea, Vomiting, Fever.

How Epotrust Solution for Injection works

Epotrust 6000iu solution for 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 Epotrust Solution for Injection

Expert advice for Epotrust Solution for 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Epotrust 6000IU Solution for Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epotrust 6000IU Solution for 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.
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Lactation
Epotrust 6000IU Solution for Injection is probably safe to u
se during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Epotrust 6000IU Solution for Injection may cause side effect
s which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Epotrust 6000IU Solution for Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Epotrust 6000IU Solution for Injection is recommended.

Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while the patient is taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Epotrust 6000IU Solution for Injection should be used with c
aution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Epotrust 6000IU Solution for Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Telma 40mg Tablet, Telma 20mg Tablet, Lotak 50mg Tablet, Telsartan 80mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Epotrust 6000IU Solution for Injection

Frequently asked questions for Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa / Epoetin Alfa

Q. How should Epotrust 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. Epotrust 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 Epotrust?
Tell the doctor or nurse immediately if you think too much Epotrust has been injected.
Q. When should Epotrust not be used?
Epotrust 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.

Substitutes for Epotrust

No substitutes found for this medicine
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