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SHANPOIETIN 3000IU INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 1050 for 1 vial(s) (1 ML injection each)
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Composition for SHANPOIETIN

Epoetin Alfa(3000 iu)

food interaction for SHANPOIETIN

alcohol interaction for SHANPOIETIN

pregnancy interaction for SHANPOIETIN

lactation interaction for SHANPOIETIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
It may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The potential benefits may outweigh the risks. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
It is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for SHANPOIETIN

Epoetin Alfa(3000 iu)

Uses

Shanpoietin 3000iu 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. Shanpoietin 3000iu 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

Shanpoietin 3000iu injection belongs to an identical type of human glycoprotein hormone called erythropoietin. Shanpoietin 3000iu 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 SHANPOIETIN

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  • ZYROP 3000IU INJECTION
    (6 ML injection in vial)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 177.14/ML of injection
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    save 83% more per ML of injection
  • VINTOR 3000 IU INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 562.50/ML of injection
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    Rs. 562.50
    save 46% more per ML of injection
  • WEPOX 3000 IU INJECTION
    (0.3 ML injection in vial)
    Wockhardt Ltd
    Rs. 850/ML of injection
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    Rs. 850
    save 19% more per ML of injection
  • ESPOGEN 3000 IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    LG Lifesciences
    Rs. 1376.25/injection
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    Rs. 1376.25
    pay 31% more per injection
  • EPOFER 3000IU INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 934.50/injection
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    Rs. 934.50
    save 11% more per injection

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Expert advice for SHANPOIETIN

  • 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 SHANPOIETIN

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 12 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)