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EPREX 4000 IU INJECTION

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Rs.1820for 1 vial(s) (0.4 ML injection each)
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Composition FOR EPREX

Epoetin Alfa(4000 iu)

food interaction for EPREX

alcohol interaction for EPREX

pregnancy interaction for EPREX

lactation interaction for EPREX

medicine interaction for EPREX

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Eprex 4000 iu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Eprex 4000 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Eprex 4000 iu injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • MODERATE INTERACTION
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR EPREX

    Epoetin Alfa(4000 iu)

    Uses

    Eprex 4000 iu injection is used in the treatment of anemia, anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease

    How it works

    Eprex 4000 iu injection is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce more red blood cells

    Common side effects

    Rash, Injection site pain, Pain in extremity, Pulmonary thromboembolism, Arterial thromboembolism (blood clot in artery), Edema, Increased blood pressure, Hypersensitivity

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR EPREX 4000 IU INJECTION

    Patients taking EPREX 4000 IU INJECTION

    • 67%
      Once A Week
    • 17%
      Once A Month
    • 11%
      Once A Day
    • 6%
      Twice A Week

    SUBSTITUTES FOR EPREX

    17 Substitutes
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    • VINTOR 4000 IU INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 1318.80/ML of injection
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      Rs. 1318.80
      save 28% more per ML of injection
    • ESPOGEN 4000 IU INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      LG Lifesciences
      Rs. 1680/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 1680
      save 8% more per injection
    • RENOCEL 4000 IU INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 625/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 625
      save 66% more per injection
    • ERYPRO 4000 IU INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Biocon
      Rs. 1375.52/ML of injection
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      Rs. 1375.52
      save 24% more per ML of injection
    • EPOTRUST 4000 IU INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Panacea Biotec Ltd
      Rs. 1283.33/ML of injection
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      Rs. 1283.33
      save 29% more per ML of injection

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    Expert advice FOR EPREX

    • 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 EPREX

    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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)