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MIRCERA 50 MCG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 4805 for 1 vial(s) (1 ML injection each)
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Composition for MIRCERA

Epoetin Alfa(50 mcg)

food interaction for MIRCERA

alcohol interaction for MIRCERA

pregnancy interaction for MIRCERA

lactation interaction for MIRCERA

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Mircera 50 mcg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mircera 50 mcg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Mircera 50 mcg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for MIRCERA

Epoetin Alfa(50 mcg)

Uses

Mircera 50 mcg injection is used in the treatment of anemia, anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.

How it works

Mircera 50 mcg injection belongs to an identical type of human glycoprotein hormone called erythropoietin. Mircera 50 mcg 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

Common Dosage for MIRCERA 50 MCG INJECTION

Patients taking MIRCERA 50 MCG INJECTION

  • 64%
    Twice A Month
  • 18%
    Once A Day
  • 14%
    Once A Month
  • 5%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES for MIRCERA

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  • ERYPEG 50MCG INJECTION
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    Rs. 4080/ML of injection
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    save 15% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for MIRCERA

  • 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 MIRCERA

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