Espogen 2000 IU Injection


Overview

Uses of Espogen Injection
Espogen 2000 IU Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease and anemia due to chemotherapy.
Espogen Injection side effects
Common
  • High blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
How to use Espogen Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Espogen Injection works
Espogen 2000 IU 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.
Espogen Injection related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Espogen 2000 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.
Lactation
Espogen 2000 IU 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
Espogen 2000 IU Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Espogen 2000 IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Espogen 2000 IU Injection is recommended.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while the patient is taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Espogen 2000 IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Espogen 2000 IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Espogen Injection?
If you miss a dose of Espogen 2000 IU 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Espogen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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MODERATE
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How should Espogen 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. Espogen 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 Espogen?
Tell the doctor or nurse immediately if you think too much Espogen has been injected.
Q. When should Espogen not be used?
Espogen 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
LG Life Sciences India Pvt. Ltd., Unit No. 201, 2nd Floor, BPTP Park Centra, Sec 30, Gurgaon 122001, Haryana, India
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