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ERYPEG 50MCG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 4080 for 1 vial(s) (0.3 ML injection each)
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Composition for ERYPEG

Epoetin Alfa(50mcg)

food interaction for ERYPEG

alcohol interaction for ERYPEG

pregnancy interaction for ERYPEG

lactation interaction for ERYPEG

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Erypeg 50mcg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Erypeg 50mcg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Erypeg 50mcg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ERYPEG

Epoetin Alfa(50mcg)

Uses

Erypeg 50mcg injection 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. Erypeg 50mcg injection 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.

How it works

Erypeg 50mcg injection belongs to an identical type of human glycoprotein hormone called erythropoietin. Erypeg 50mcg injection works by stimulating red blood cell production.

Common side effects

Nausea, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Depression, Headache, Increased blood pressure, Injection site pain, Injection site redness, Insomnia, Formation of blood clots in dialysis shunt, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for ERYPEG

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Expert advice for ERYPEG

  • 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 ERYPEG

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 22 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)