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Repoitin 5000 Injection


Overview

Introduction

Repoitin 5000 Injection is a medicine that helps your bone marrow to produce more red blood cells. It is used to treat a type of anemia caused by kidney disease. It is also used to treat anemia caused by chemotherapy and by taking medicines to treat HIV.

Repoitin 5000 Injection is given by injection either under the skin or into a vein. Your doctor will tell you what is right for you. Usually the injections are given by a nurse or doctor. The dose depends on your body weight and the cause of your anaemia. Iron supplements both before and during treatment may make this treatment more effective. Repoitin 5000 Injection needs to be stored in a fridge but used at room temperature.

The most common side effects of taking this medicine include nausea, vomiting, increased blood pressure and flu-like symptoms such as headache, tiredness, dizziness and aches and pains. They are most common at the start of treatment but if they persist your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. Tell your doctor straight away if you get any serious side effects, including seizures (fits). Sometimes this medicine can cause serious blood clots which need urgent medical attention.

Before using Repoitin 5000 Injection you should tell you doctor if you have uncontrolled high blood pressure, heart disease, or gout (disease of joint pain). You should also tell him or her what other medicines you are taking in case they affect this treatment. Your blood pressure should be checked often during this treatment by you or your doctor. You may also need other regular medical tests to be sure this medicine is not causing harmful effects. It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Repoitin Injection

Common
  • High blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Fever
  • Vomiting

How to use Repoitin Injection

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

How Repoitin Injection works

Repoitin 5000 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Repoitin 5000 Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Repoitin 5000 Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Repoitin 5000 Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Repoitin 5000 Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Repoitin 5000 Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Repoitin 5000 Injection is recommended.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while the patient is taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Repoitin 5000 Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Repoitin 5000 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Repoitin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Repoitin 5000 Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Repoitin 5000 Injection helps in the treatment of anemia that may have occurred due to chronic kidney disease or chemotherapy.
  • It is given as a single injection under your skin.
  • Your doctor may get your blood tests done regularly to monitor the levels of electrolytes such as potassium, hemoglobin, and blood cells in your blood.
  • Monitor your blood pressure regularly while taking this medication. Inform your doctor if you notice symptoms of very high blood pressure such as  severe headache, problems with your eyesight, nausea, vomiting or fits (seizures).
  • Stop taking Repoitin 5000 Injection and inform your doctor if you develop shortness of breath or skin rash.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Repoitin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Cantar, Candelong, Actinsar
MODERATE
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Brand(s): Enatol, AB-Pril, Inopril
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Brand(s): Fovas
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Patient Concerns

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After giving hucog 5000 injection which time have to sex
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Please consult your treating gynaecologist for the best time for conception in your case.in general the middle 2weeks are best for conception or 48 hrs soon after HuCog injection
After giving hucog 5000 injection which time have to sex
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
24 hrs later and again 48 hrs later just dont have sex from 2 days before taking the injection
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FAQs

Q. How should Repoitin 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. Repoitin 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 Repoitin?

Tell the doctor or nurse immediately if you think too much Repoitin has been injected.

Q. When should Repoitin not be used?

Repoitin 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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