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Erykine 4000IU Injection

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Primary uses of Erykine 4000IU Injection

Anemia due to chronic kidney disease, Anemia due to cancer chemotherapy
MRP
1650
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Erykine Injection

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Uses of Erykine Injection

Erykine 4000IU Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and anemia due to chemotherapy.
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Erykine Injection side effects

Common

Increased blood pressure, Nausea, Vomiting, Fever.

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How to use Erykine Injection

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

How Erykine Injection works

Erykine 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 Erykine Injection

Expert advice for Erykine 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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Erykine Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Erykine Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Erykine 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.
Lactation
Erykine 4000IU Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Erykine 4000IU Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Erykine 4000IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Erykine 4000IU Injection is recommended.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while the patient is taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Erykine 4000IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Erykine 4000IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Erykine Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Erykine 4000IU Injection, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Erykine Injection

Frequently asked questions about Recombinant Human Erythropoietin Alfa / Epoetin Alfa

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Erykine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Erykine with Fosinopril
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Medicines with composition Fosinopril: Fovas
Erykine with Valsartan
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Medicines with composition Valsartan: Valent, Starval, Diovan, Valzaar, Valfect
Erykine with Imidapril
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Medicines with composition Imidapril: Tanatril
Erykine with Irbesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Irbepex, Irovel, XARB
Erykine with Quinapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press
Erykine with Candesartan
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Medicines with composition Candesartan: Angiosart, Cantar, Candelong
Erykine with Perindopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart, Perigard, Eviper, Zimpril
Erykine with Captopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Captopril: Aceten, Angiopril
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