Eprex 4000IU Injection

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Eprex 4000IU Injection

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Primarily used for

Anemia, Anemia due to chemotherapy, Anemia due to chronic kidney disease
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Kidney
1820
₹1820.0/Injection
0.4 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Eprex Injection

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Uses of Eprex Injection

Eprex 4000IU Injection is used in the treatment of anemia, anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
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Side effects of Eprex Injection

Common

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

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How to use Eprex Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Eprex Injection works

Eprex 4000iu 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 Eprex Injection

Expert advice for Eprex Injection

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Eprex 4000IU Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Eprex 4000IU 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
Eprex 4000IU Injection is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Eprex 4000IU Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Eprex 4000IU Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with chronic renal failure.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Olsertain 40mg Tablet, Telma 20mg Tablet, Telsartan 80mg Tablet, Temsan 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of 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 Eprex 4000IU Injection

Frequently asked questions for Epoetin Alfa

Eprex 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. Eprex 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
Eprex works by stimulating red blood cell production.

User Submitted Feedback For Eprex 4000IU Injection

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