EPREX 4000 IU 6 INJ.
Eprex 4000 for injection is a drug that helps the bone marrow to produce more red blood cells. It is used to treat a type of anemia caused by kidney disease. It is also used to treat anemia caused by chemotherapy for cancer and taking medications for HIV.
The Eprex 4000 IU is given by injection under the skin or into a vein determined by the doctor. Injections are usually given by a nurse or doctor. The dose depends on your body weight and the cause of your anemia. Iron supplements both before and during treatment may make this treatment more effective. Eprex 4000 Injection needs to be stored in a fridge but used at room temperature.
The most common side effects of taking this medicine include nausea, vomiting, fever and increased blood pressure. It may also cause flulike symptoms such as headache, tiredness, dizziness and aches and pains. These side effects are most common at the start of treatment but if they persist, your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. Tell your doctor straight away if you get any serious side effects including seizures (fits). Sometimes this medicine can cause serious blood clots that need urgent medical attention.
Before using Eprex 4000 Injection you should tell your doctor if you have uncontrolled high blood pressure, heart disease, or gout (disease of joint pain). You should also tell him/her what other medicines you are taking in case they affect this treatment. Your blood pressure should be checked often during this treatment by you or your doctor. You may also need other regular medical tests to be sure this medicine is not causing harmful effects. It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
USES OF EPREX INJECTION
BENEFITS OF EPREX INJECTION
Eprex 4000 Injection is a manmade protein that helps your bone marrow to produce more red blood cells. It is used to treat anemia which is caused by kidney disease in adults and children who are on dialysis. Anemia is a condition where your body does not have enough red blood cells to carry oxygen around your body. This medicine helps reduce weakness and tiredness that you may be experiencing due to anemia. The injection is usually given by a doctor after a dialysis treatment.
SIDE EFFECTS OF EPREX INJECTION
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Contact your doctor if they persist or if you are worried about them
Common side effects of EPREX
How to use EPREX injection?
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Do not manage it yourself.