Eprex 6000IU Injection
Composition for Eprex 6000IU Injection
Primarily used for
Anemia due to chronic kidney disease, Anemia due to cancer chemotherapy
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Medicine Overview of Eprex Injection
Uses of Eprex Injection
Eprex 6000IU Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and anemia due to chemotherapy.
How to use Eprex Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Eprex Injection works
Eprex 6000IU 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
- 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.
Eprex Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Eprex Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Eprex 6000IU Injection 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.
Eprex 6000IU Injection is probably safe to use during lactat+more
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Eprex 6000IU Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Eprex 6000IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Eprex 6000IU Injection 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.
Eprex 6000IU Injection should be used with caution in patien+more
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Eprex 6000IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Telma 80mg Tablet, Telma 40mg Tablet, Telma 20mg Tablet, Telsartan 80mg Tablet
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.
Frequently asked questions about Eprex Injection
Frequently asked questions about Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa / Epoetin Alfa
Q. How should Eprex 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. Eprex 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 Eprex?
Tell the doctor or nurse immediately if you think too much Eprex has been injected.
Q. When should Eprex not be used?
Eprex 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.
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