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WEPOX 20000 IU INJECTION

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Composition FOR WEPOX

Epoetin Alfa(20000 iu)

food interaction for WEPOX

alcohol interaction for WEPOX

pregnancy interaction for WEPOX

lactation interaction for WEPOX

medicine interaction for WEPOX

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Wepox 20000 iu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Wepox 20000 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Wepox 20000 iu injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR WEPOX

    Epoetin Alfa(20000 iu)

    Uses

    Wepox 20000 iu injection is used in the treatment of anemia, anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease

    How it works

    Wepox 20000 iu injection is a growth factor that stimulates the bone marrow to produce more red blood cells

    Common side effects

    Rash, Injection site pain, Pain in extremity, Pulmonary thromboembolism, Arterial thromboembolism (blood clot in artery), Edema, Increased blood pressure, Hypersensitivity

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR WEPOX 20000 IU INJECTION

    Patients taking WEPOX 20000 IU INJECTION

    • 63%
      Twice A Week
    • 38%
      Once A Week

    SUBSTITUTES FOR WEPOX

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    Expert advice FOR WEPOX

    • 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 WEPOX

    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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)