Wepox 4000IU Injection

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Composition for Wepox 4000IU Injection

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Primarily used for

Anemia due to cancer chemotherapy, Anemia due to chronic kidney disease
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0.4 ml in 1 prefilled syringe
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Medicine Overview of Wepox Injection

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Uses of Wepox Injection

Wepox 4000IU Injection is used in the treatment of anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
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Side effects of Wepox Injection

Common

Pain in extremity, Increased blood pressure, Hypersensitivity.

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How to use Wepox Injection

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

How Wepox Injection works

Wepox 4000iu 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.

In Depth Information on Wepox Injection

Expert advice for Wepox Injection

  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have a history of blood disorders, cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, seizures, or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience chest pain, breathing problems, sudden/severe headache, or difficulty with vision, speech, or walking.
  • Requires regular BP monitoring.
  • Requires weekly haemoglobin(Hb) level monitoring when treatment starts and monthly thereafter. Hb level should not exceed 1 g/dL in any 14-day span.
  • Do not discontinue treatment without consulting your doctor, even if you feel better.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Wepox 4000IU Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Wepox 4000IU 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.
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Lactation
Wepox 4000IU Injection is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Wepox 4000IU Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Wepox 4000IU Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Wepox 4000IU Injection is recommended.

Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advised while the patient is taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Wepox 4000IU Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Wepox 4000IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Erythropoietin, 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.
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Substitutes for Wepox

No substitutes found for this medicine
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