Epofit 10000iu Injection Pfs
Epofit 10000iu Injection Pfs

Epofit 10000iu Injection Pfs

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
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1ml Solution For Injection in Pre Filled Syringe
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Epofit 10000 IU Description

Epofit Solution For Injection is used to treat low red blood cell count (anaemia) that occurs due to kidney disease, cancer chemotherapy, or HIV infection treatment. Anaemia is a condition where there...
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ContainsErythropoietin(10000.0 Iu)
UsesAnaemia
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion, fever
ClassificationHAEMATINICS
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Uses of Epofit 10000 IU

  • Epofit Solution For Injection is used for the treatment of anaemia that occurs because of cancer chemotherapy, HIV infection treatment with zidovudine, or kidney disease.
  • Epofit Solution For Injection is also used to reduce the need for red blood cell transfusions in patients who are at high risk for blood loss due to planned, noncardiac, nonvascular surgery.

Contraindications of Epofit 10000 IU

  • If you are allergic to erythropoietin or any other ingredient of Epofit Solution For Injection.
  • If you are allergic to mammalian cell-derived products or albumin.
  • If you have high blood pressure that is not properly controlled.
  • If you have a condition called pure red cell aplasia where there is reduced or stopped red blood cell production.

Side effects of Epofit 10000 IU

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Fever

Precautions and Warnings of Epofit 10000 IU

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Epofit Solution For Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Epofit Solution For Injection in pregnancy. This injection should be used in pregnancy only if your doctor recommends it after assessing the need and the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Epofit Solution For Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available if Epofit Solution For Injection passes into human breast milk. This injection may be used in breastfeeding women if recommended by the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Epofit Solution For Injection?
A:
Epofit Solution For Injection may cause fits/seizures. If you experience any such symptoms which may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Epofit Solution For Injection?
A:
There is limited information available regarding the interaction of alcohol with Epofit Solution For Injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Epofit Solution For Injection.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney or heart disease.
  • You have cancer.
  • You are undergoing dialysis.
  • You have a haemoglobin level greater than 11g/dL with heart or blood vessel disorder.
  • You are scheduled for surgery like coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) or orthopaedic surgery.
  • You are undergoing treatment for hepatitis C with medicines like interferon and ribavirin.
  • You have high blood pressure that is not properly controlled.
  • You have iron deficiency, infection, inflammation, or bleeding.
  • You experience seizures/fits after taking Epofit Solution For Injection.
  • You develop symptoms like skin rashes, swelling of the face and lips, red spots after taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of Epofit 10000 IU

How Does It Work?

Epofit Solution For Injection promotes the formation of red blood cells in the bone marrow which increases the red blood cell count in the body.

Directions for Use of Epofit 10000 IU

  • This injection will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.

Interactions of Epofit 10000 IU

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Epofit Solution For Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.

Storage and disposal of Epofit 10000 IU

  • Store in a refrigerator (2°C - 8°C). Do not freeze.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Epofit 10000 IU

Overdose

Epofit Solution For Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse, and hence, the chances of an overdose are unlikely.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Epofit Solution For Injection, please consult your doctor. Your doctor will recommend the best time for you or your child to be vaccinated.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Epofit Solution For Injection used for?

A: Epofit Solution For Injection is used for the treatment of anaemia that occurs because of cancer chemotherapy, HIV infection treatment with zidovudine, or kidney disease. It is also used to reduce the need for red blood cell transfusions in patients who are at high risk for blood loss due to planned, noncardiac, nonvascular surgery.

Q: How will Epofit Solution For Injection be given to me?

A: Epofit Solution For Injections will be given to you either through the veins (intravenous) or under the skin (subcutaneous).

Q: Do I have to store this injection in the refrigerator or freezer?

A: You have to store this injection in the refrigerator. Do not freeze this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
EPOFIT
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 10 May 2022 | 06:25 PM (IST)

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