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Repoitin 5000 IU Injection


Overview

Repoitin Injection side effects

Common
  • High blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever

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 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.

Repoitin Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Repoitin 5000 IU Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Repoitin 5000 IU 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Repoitin 5000 IU 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 IU Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Repoitin 5000 IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Repoitin 5000 IU Injection is recommended.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while the patient is taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Repoitin 5000 IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Repoitin 5000 IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Repoitin Injection?

If you miss a dose of Repoitin 5000 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

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Expert Advice

  • Repoitin 5000 IU 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 salts (electrolytes such as potassium), haemoglobin, 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 IU 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
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Repoitin

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4year ago my mother have suffering from cervical cancer today's she have anemia, illness, lack of appetite, don't eat spicy,cold, chilly foods some days before doctor said lack of blood and gives folic acid tablet. Without medicine she have not filling good.
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Cancer Specialist
Please consult general physician
Two times i have suffered from severe anemia since last 9 years. I started smoking since last 8 years and often while cleaning mouth in the morning i spit reddish after troat cleaning. I am worried. Joints are paining. Weakness occurs. PLease help.
Dr. Rohan Khandelwal
Cancer Specialist
Smoking can increase your chances of getting various diseases including cancer. If you are having a bleeding from your gums after brushing, I would recommend that you visit a dentist or ENT specialist for an oral cavity examination
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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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212/2, Hadapsar, Off Soli Poonawalla Road, Pune 411028 India
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