Wepox 4000IU Injection

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Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Wepox 4000IU Injection

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Primarily used for

Anemia, Anemia due to chemotherapy, Anemia due to chronic kidney disease
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₹1576.0/Injection
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, anemia due to chemotherapy and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.
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Side effects of Wepox Injection

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

Erythropoietin should not be given in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. Choose a new spot each time receive an injection of this drug, as directed by your doctor. Write down the date, time, dose of injection, and the spot where you injected your dose in a record book. Do not shake the erythropoietin injection. If you shake the medication, it may look foamy and should not be used. Do not inject the drug into a spot that is tender, red, bruised, hard, or has scars or stretch marks. Contact your doctor if you suffer from fits after taking erythropoietin. Do not take further dose of erythromycin, if you suffer from severe allergic reaction (anaphylactic reactions), swelling of eyes and lips (angioedema), bronchospasm, skin rash, and pale red raised itchy skin rash (urticaria). Erythropoietin should be given with caution in:
  • Patients with heart diseases.
  • Patients with chronic kidney disease.
  • Pregnant or breast feeding women.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Wepox 4000IU Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Wepox 4000IU Injection

Frequently asked questions for Erythropoietin

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Q. Does hyoscine cause drowsiness or relieve nausea?
Hyoscine is known to relieve nausea and may cause drowsiness as a side effect.
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