Epokine Injection 2000 Units/0.5Ml
Brand : rg pharma
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
How it works
This medicine stimulates your bone marrow to produce more red blood cells, helping to treat your anaemia .
USAGE AND SAFETY
Nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea , Cough or congested airways such as stuffy nose and sore throat , Flu-like symptoms such as dizziness, drowsiness, fever, chills, headache, muscle and joint pain and weakness. , Redness, burning and pain at the site Epoetin is given , Severe, sudden, stabbing migraine-like headaches. Seizures, confusion or epileptic fits. Chest pain, breathlessness, painful swelling in the leg that may be symptoms of a blood clot (thrombosis).
Drugs highly bound to red cells , cyclosporin.
It contain the active ingredient epoetin alfa, a protein that stimulates bone marrow to produce more red blood cells.
When not to Use
Do not use Epoetin If you have an allergy to Epoetin or any of the ingredients.
If you are receiving dialysis treatment when you begin treatment with epoetin, your dialysis regimen may need to be adjusted. Your doctor will decide this.
You will need to have regular blood tests while you are using Epoetin to see how you respond to treatment with Epoetin.Your doctor will order regular blood tests to ensure that your medicine is continuing to work properly.
Your doctor will need to monitor your blood pressure regularly, especially at the beginning of treatment.
Do not give this medicine to anyone else, even if their symptoms seem similar to yours.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store in a refrigerator (2°C–8°C). Do not Freeze .